Nuclear Energy, Nonproliferation, and Arms Control in the Next Administration
The next U.S. administration will face critical choices on the nation’s future as a nuclear power—expiring arms control agreements with Russia; a nuclear energy renaissance unaccompanied by the necessary regulatory structure; and a nonproliferation treaty regime under serious strain. George Perkovich and Rose Gottemoeller call for U.S. leadership in disarmament and renewed U.S.-Russian cooperation on arms control. Deepti Choubey offers a step-by-step approach to engage states without nuclear weapons to help rebuild the dangerously damaged nonproliferation regime. Sharon Squassoni explains that before committing to a rapid expansion of nuclear energy, the Obama administration must address its feasibility and safety, and act to minimize current proliferation risks. | MORE >
In this series...
* Stabilizing Afghanistan: Threats and Challenges
* Nuclear Renaissance: Is It Coming? Should It?
* Russian–American Security Relations After Georgia
* Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: Why the U.S. Should Lead
* Iran: Is Productive Engagement Possible?
* Iran Says “No”—Now What?
* Engaging Pakistan—Getting the Balance Right
* Asia—Shaping the Future
* Is a League of Democracies a Good Idea?
* Sunset for the Two-State Solution?
* Breaking the Suicide Pact: U.S.–China Cooperation on Climate Change