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Sep 07, 2011 FAS Posts NPEC Case for Tightening US Nuclear Export Nonproliferation Rules
Fukushima and Iran’s use of civilian nuclear energy to get the bomb serve as fair warnings to tighten conditions on future nuclear exports.  Under existing nuclear rules, expanding nuclear power globally also risks spreading nuclear fuel making activities. Since there is no reliable method of using nuclear inspections to assure that such fuel making won’t be quickly diverted to make bombs, promoting the Gold Standard in civilian nuclear cooperation with foreign states is essential to non-proliferation efforts.  
Jul 29, 2011 Foreign Policy Magazine Posts, "The Post-Fukushima Arms Race" by Henry Sokolski
In "The Post-Fukushima Arms Race", NPEC Executive Director, Henry Sokolski, discusses the consequence of Japan's disaster and the impact  on the global nuclear landscape.
Jun 30, 2011 Henry Sokolski in the Weekly Standard: Europe's Anti-Nuclear Power Outburst
NPEC's Executive Director argues that Europe’s current nuclear intermission is less a political show than an energy policy experiment to determine what the safest, cleanest, cheapest energy future is.
Feb 08, 2011 The New Republic, "Gimme Fuel, Gimme Fire: What the Egyptian Revolt Means for Nuclear Proliferation."
"Gimme Fuel, Gimme Fire: What the Egyptian revolt means for nuclear proliferation" in The New Republic is on the proliferation implications of the political unrest in the Middle East.  It makes several arguments relating to the UAE deal, U.S. nonproliferation policy and the Obama Administration.
Dec 07, 2010 The New Republic: "Bombshell: Obama has run out of time to negotiate with Iran."
The New Republic posts NPEC's take on why nuclear talks with Iran are likely to bomb, "Bombshell".
Nov 23, 2010 National Review Online: "Getting Serious about North Korea's Nukes"
National Review Online showcases NPEC's 4 Recommendations on North Korea in "Getting Serious about North Korea's Nukes."
Nov 20, 2010 National Review Online: "Obama's Other Nuclear Headache"
In "Obama's Other Nuclear Headache," NPEC's executive director, Henry Sokolski, states that the Obama Administration should apply its UAE Gold Standard to other countries wanting to enter into nuclear cooperation agreements with the U.S.
Nov 08, 2010 Wall Street Journal: "India Unmasks America's Nuclear Liabilities"
In the article "India Unmasks America's Nuclear Liabilities" for the Wall Street Journal, NPEC's Executive Director explains how India's new law denying American firms legal immunity in the case of a nuclear accident is beneficial for US-Indian relations, as it will change the focus onto more important, non-nuclear topics.
Aug 16, 2010 National Review Online, "Foggy Bottom Out of (Export) Control"
In a National Review Online blog, "Foggy Bottom Out of (Export) Control," NPEC's executive director criticizes a State Department proposed change to export control regulations that would enable citizens of unfriendly countries, such as Iran, China, and Syria, greater access to U.S. controlled defense technology overseas than they would if they worked for defense firms operating in the States.
Jul 26, 2010 National Review Online, "New START: Don't Shake the Tree If the Fruit Ain't Ripe "
In "New START: Don't Shake the Tree If the Fruit Ain't Ripe ," NPEC's executive director, Henry Sokolski, compares previous arms control treaty ratification efforts with New START (see also, New START: Trust but Clarify) . In addition, he reiterates that in order to get overwhelming Senate support, the treaty's negotiating record should be released in classified form. This last point was also highlighted in a recent article published by The Christian Science Monitor.
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