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Why the Nuclear Security Summit Alone Won't Stop Nuclear Terrorism
April 12, 2016
Why the Nuclear Security Summit Alone Won't Stop Nuclear Terrorism
The Nuclear Security Summit process has its limits; fortunately, the IAEA is well-positioned to address them.
Why the Nuclear Security Summit Alone Won't Stop Nuclear Terrorism
South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
February 23, 2016
South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
The government has some work to do if it wants to win local support for nuclear power in the future.
South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
October 08, 2015
The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
A long-term policy is running into increasing domestic opposition.
The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
Russia Races to Outflank China in Middle East Nuclear Technology Market
July 31, 2015
Russia Races to Outflank China in Middle East Nuclear Technology Market
Moscow is hurrying to secure new markets as China emerges as a competing supplier.
Russia Races to Outflank China in Middle East Nuclear Technology Market
Kazakhstan Banks on Nuclear Power
June 03, 2015
Kazakhstan Banks on Nuclear Power
Nuclear non-proliferation has become Astana's international calling card.
Kazakhstan Banks on Nuclear Power
Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Indecision
January 26, 2015
Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Indecision
For more than a decade, Astana has tried to clinch a deal for a new nuclear power plant, without success.
Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Indecision
Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?
November 28, 2014
Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?
Plato foresaw how the technological imperative can risk a fragile peace.
Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?
TEPCO Faces Renewed Pressure Over Responsibility and Cleanup
August 01, 2014
TEPCO Faces Renewed Pressure Over Responsibility and Cleanup
The utility finds itself again facing legal indictments and safety accusations.
TEPCO Faces Renewed Pressure Over Responsibility and Cleanup
The Summer of Japan’s Energy Discontent
July 01, 2014
The Summer of Japan’s Energy Discontent
With another energy-saving campaign this summer, Japanese utilities may look for profits abroad.
The Summer of Japan’s Energy Discontent
Japan Nuclear Regulator Leaning Toward Restarts
June 11, 2014
Japan Nuclear Regulator Leaning Toward Restarts
Changes to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority could speed up the industry’s inspection process.
Japan Nuclear Regulator Leaning Toward Restarts
Japan Will Reactivate Nuclear Plants
April 04, 2014
Japan Will Reactivate Nuclear Plants
The Abe administration is attempting to restart several of Japan's nuclear reactors.
Japan Will Reactivate Nuclear Plants
China Financing Pakistani Nuclear Power Plant
December 25, 2013
China Financing Pakistani Nuclear Power Plant
China will provide $6.5 billion in financing for Pakistan's new nuclear power plant in Karachi.
China Financing Pakistani Nuclear Power Plant
Pakistan’s Energy Crisis
August 31, 2013
Pakistan’s Energy Crisis
Energy shortages are hobbling the economy and contributing to unrest. But the country has options.
Pakistan’s Energy Crisis
Fires Demonstrate Danger of Nuclear Power in Asia
July 04, 2013
Fires Demonstrate Danger of Nuclear Power in Asia
Indonesia’s inability to crack down on vested interests bodes poorly for a future nuclear power industry.
Fires Demonstrate Danger of Nuclear Power in Asia
China's Nuclear Energy Play
November 29, 2012
China's Nuclear Energy Play
A government official claims China will have 41 nuclear power units operating by 2015, with an additional 20 plants being built.
China's Nuclear Energy Play
Atomic Allies?: India and Australia Explore Uranium Sales
November 01, 2012
Atomic Allies?: India and Australia Explore Uranium Sales
As relations continue to warm, Australia and India could add uranium sales to their budding partnership.
Atomic Allies?: India and Australia Explore Uranium Sales
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