Publications: Commentary

Creating U.S.-Korean Cooperation on Saudi Nuclear Energy

The U.S. government is locked in a major political, technical, and security struggle with China. But its China objectives are mismatched with its approach to the international nuclear energy market in which China is a rising power. The most prominent example concerns Saudi Arabia. The U.S.’ unproductive approach to Saudi Arabia’s Ahab-like quest for civil…
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Revitalizing the U.S.-South Korea Nuclear Relationship

The first summit between South Korea’s new President, Suk-yeol Yoon, and U.S. President, Joe Biden, is reported to feature new agreements on nuclear energy collaboration as part of an expansion of high-technology cooperation. The question is whether these new nuclear commitments will yield more than a passing press release. It has been a year since…
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