Obama offers $8 billion in loan guarantees to the nuclear power industry.
If the nuclear industry is a solid investment, then it should be able to receive the backing of Wall Street.
Solar, wind, and geothermal power, combined with energy efficiency, can overcome our reliance on fossil fuels, provide energy security, and mitigate the climate crisis.
The debate over nuclear power is heating up, along with the planet. Can nuclear fuel recycling be part of the mix? Not a chance.
A one-stop shop for understanding the current crisis over Iran’s nuclear ambitions: the international players, the fuel cycle and major proposals for regulating it, and a policy to steer us to “calmer waters.”
This 2003 report underscored the dangers posed by the practice of storing spent fuel on-site at nuclear power plants in the United States. It remains relevant today as Japanese engineers struggle to prevent a nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima, Japan.
Until recently, concerns about attacks on nuclear power plants focused mainly on the vulnerability of reactors. Spent fuel ponds may be even more difficult to safeguard.
Without a trial, the memory of the Khmer Rouge horror will remain an open wound in the psyche of Khmer society.
To reach its public diplomacy goals, the U.S. will need to master the tools of intercultural and public communication.
Whether or not the shaky cease-fire in effect since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States holds, the prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace remain dim.
The violence associated with small arms abuse is linked to criminality and can be best addressed by controlling the trade in illicit arms
Genoa and Bonn, taken together, portray the Janus face of globalization.
Current U.S.-UN Iraq policy has failed. A change to a more humane and practical policy by the U.S. would quickly be accepted by the UN Security Council as a whole.
Reprimands in the Ames case prompted a mass exodus of bitter senior managers, who had refused to accept the need for punishing those who ignored the fact that a Soviet spy had contaminated the agency at the highest levels
Washington’s misguided policies toward Iraq but have warped the overall thrust of U.S. foreign and military policy for the past decade.