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How Nuclear Power Powers the Bomb – IPPNW Germany Report

How Nuclear Power Powers the Bomb – IPPNW Germany Report

Written jointly by Dr. Angelika Claussen, Dr. Alex Rosen, and Dr. Frank Boulton, Medact UK, this report goes beyond succinctly compiling all the arguments and facts highlighting the inextricable links between nuclear weapons and the ‘civil’ nuclear industry, it also underlines the serious proliferation concerns regarding the Small Modular Reactors(SMRs),Read More

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.

North Korea: It’s Time to Say ‘Atoms Rest In Peace’

North Korea: It’s Time to Say ‘Atoms Rest In Peace’

It is no longer worthwhile to distinguish the so-called “peaceful” uses of nuclear energy (other than for medical, irradiation and similar purposes). Both are 20th Century legacy technologies we need to worry about burying rather than letting them fester further. It is not 1954 any more. From Atoms for Peace, we should now turn to Atoms Rest In Peace.