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In a new commentary, Matt Bowen examines the geopolitical and national security implications of the United States and its traditional allies effectively ceding the international nuclear energy marketplace to the Chinese and Russians.

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
Dr. Ariane Tabatabai

Dr. Ariane Tabatabai explores how Tehran determines the direction of the country’s nuclear program and its implications for US and international efforts to keep the Islamic Republic away from the bomb.

Dr. Matt Bowen examines the importance of nuclear cooperation between the US and it allies from the past to the present and future, especially given the urgency and challenge of climate change.


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Adam Higginbotham
Journalist and Author, Midnight in Chernobyl

For more than three decades, the word Chernobyl has become synonymous with catastrophic failure and with disaster. Its legacy weighed on popular perceptions of nuclear power for years, and it came to...

Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...

Dan Poneman
President and CEO of Centrus Energy Corporation

Nuclear energy is increasingly seen as a solution to climate change, thanks to its carbon-free characteristics. But harnessing the atom more for peaceful purposes like electric power also requires assurances that it will be done safely and...