Publications: Commentary

BALANCING NUCLEAR GEOPOLITICS AND NONPROLIFERATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Last week, two articles highlighted the complex geopolitical and global security challenges posed by Saudi Arabia’s decision to build nuclear power plants.  One argued that a Saudi rejection of the Westinghouse bid to construct their first two plants would be a clear win for U.S. nonproliferation policy. The other underscored that decreasing U.S. engagement in…
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CAN NUCLEAR TAKE THE HEAT?

  Last week the searing hot weather in Europe cast a worrisome light on the connection between climate change and nuclear power. Rather than offering a response to the carbon build-up in the atmosphere from fossil fuels, several nuclear reactors were adversely affected by the soaring temperatures. Nuclear plants in Sweden and Finland were forced…
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TAKING OUR EYE OFF THE BALL

Several recent developments raise serious questions about whether the U.S. and its allies are focused on the real nuclear security challenges of the 21st Century. At the Aspen Security Forum several U.S. officials outlined the long-term, and growing, global security challenge posed by China. But, it isn’t clear that this warning is taking hold. A key…
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TITANS OF NUCLEAR: KEN LUONGO

    In the Titans of Nuclear Podcast: Episode 41, Partnership for Global Security (PGS) President Ken Luongo discusses the importance of effectively addressing 21st Century global security challenges and creating the non-traditional partnerships that are required for innovative nuclear policy. During his interview, Ken Luongo spoke on his professional background and how his personal experiences helped…
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