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Jun 01, 2009 Ambassador Ford on Nuclear Rights and Wrongs
NPEC releases, "Nuclear Technology Rights and Wrongs: The NPT, Article IV, and Nonproliferation", a chapter by Christopher Ford for NPEC's book Reviewing the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. Ambassador Ford, who previously served as the United States Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation, is director of the Hudson Institute's Center for Technology and Global Security.
May 30, 2009 Zarate on U.S. and Russian Plutonium Management
Mr. Zarate is a research fellow at NPEC as well as a Legislative Fellow at the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade. The views expressed in Mr. Zarate's essay are his own.
May 26, 2009 Forbes, "Nuclear Blast of Reality: Coping with a Nuclear North Korea."
Forbes publishes "Nuclear Blast Of Reality: Coping with a Nuclear-Armed North Korea" by NPEC's Executive Director, Henry Sokolski. 
May 13, 2009 Lovins on Whether Nuclear Power Is a Climate Fix or Folly
NPEC releases "Nuclear Power: Climate Fix or Folly?". Amory Lovins, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, summarizes why nuclear power cannot, in principle, deliver the climate-protection or energy-security and reliability benefits claimed for it.
Apr 09, 2009 Von Hippel on the Costs and Benefits of Reprocessing
NPEC releases "The Costs and Benefits of Reprocessing: Why Reprocessing Persists in Some Countries and Not in Others", a study by Frank von Hippel. Dr. von Hippel is a professor at Princeton's W Excerpt: Since 1974, when India tested a nuclear bomb made with plutonium that it separated with U.S. assistance under the Atoms for Peace Program, there has been a debate within the global nuclear-power community about the desirability of reprocessing spent power reactor fuel. Today, about one quarter of the world’s spent fuel is reprocessed. Seven of the 31 countries with nuclear power reactors are having at least some of their spent power-reactor fuel reprocessed. A dozen more countries that had been sending their spent fuel to one of the three merchant reprocessing countries (France, Russia and the U.K.) have decided, however, not to renew their contracts. oodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Mar 02, 2009 European Challenges to Promoting International Pooling and Compensation for Nuclear Reactor Accidents
Simon Carroll, an independent consultant, writes the first draft of a paper on the obstacles facing Europe concerning nuclear liability and compensation.
Feb 09, 2009 Nuclear Power in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Turkey? How Cost Effective?
Mr. Stephenson and Mr Tynan both of Dalberg Global Development Advisors presented the findings at a day-long workshop hosted by the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on February 11, 2009
Oct 26, 2008 The Interpreter, "U.S.-India Deal: The Law of Unintended Consequences."
Mr. Sokolski's original blog post, with hyperlinks, is available at the Lowy Institute's website. For related news that cites Sokolski's views, see "When Nuclear Sheriffs Quarrel: Fighting the Nuclear Fight" (October 31, 2008) by The Economist.
Sep 28, 2008 Forbes, "Go Slow On The Indian Nuclear Deal: There is much to be lost if we act in haste."
Henry Sokolski explains why it may be best for Congress not to rush to vote on the U.S.-Indian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement. This article is also available on
Aug 16, 2008 The Hindu, "Tighten Draft Waiver for India, NSG Urged."
More than 150 non-proliferation activists, including NPEC's executive directory Henry Sokolski, and anti-nuclear organizations across the world, have written to German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeir in his capacity as chair of the Nuclear Suppliers Group to demand the proposed exemption for India from the cartel’s export rules be tightened to ensure no damage is done to the global non-proliferation regime. Read more in The Hindu, "Tighten Draft Waiver for India, NSG Urged."
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