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Resurgence of Nuclear Power In The Middle East: Is It For Nuclear Weapons?

Resurgence of Nuclear Power In The Middle East: Is It For Nuclear Weapons?

Nuclear Commerce, Nuclear Renaissance December 24, 2017 at 12:16 am 0 comments

Let us give the last word to highly respected Middle East energy and security analyst, Anthony Cordesman, currently of Washington’s Center for Strategic and International Studies: “There’s no question. Why do you have a nuclear reactor in the Persian Gulf? Because you want to have some kind of nuclear (weapons) contingency capability.” He sounds skeptical that it’s all about atoms for peace.

Kenya’s nuclear push is a bad idea, here is why

Kenya’s nuclear push is a bad idea, here is why

Nuclear Renaissance December 21, 2017 at 6:03 am 0 comments

Kenya wants to go nuclear. Since 2012, Nairobi has been talking the talk and walking the walk. It has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency and signed multilateral letters of intent in pursuit of nuclear power.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Russia-Bangladesh talks in January 2013 where the construction of the Rooppur nuclear power plant was discussed. Photo: en.kremlin.ru

False nuclear hope: Bangladesh has got its energy priorities wrong

Nuclear Renaissance October 15, 2016 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant is not a good way to meet its energy needs.

Nuclear power in constant decline since 1996, see these 6 charts

Nuclear power in constant decline since 1996, see these 6 charts

Nuclear power is slowly going out of style. Back in 1996, atomic energy supplied 17.6 percent of the world’s electricity. Today that’s down to just 10.8 percent — and it could drop even further in the years ahead.