The Republic of Korea and the United States are running out of time to finish negotiations on a bilateral agreement for nuclear cooperation.
In anticipation of a nuclear renaissance, investors tempted by speculative price increases during the last decade have been searching for uranium in places off the beaten track.
Progress in negotiating bilateral agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation has been held up because of a debate in the United States over how to limit the spread of uranium enrichment and spent fuel reprocessing capabilities worldwide.
The UN Security Council report published last week documents North Korea's efforts in setting up a large-scale uranium enrichment plant after sanctions were first imposed five years ago.
The Nuclear Suppliers Group should take time to consider the implications of India's possible membership before deciding.
Different regional actors had different agendas and priorities for the recent Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.
With anxieties over the nuclear activities of North Korea and Iran looming large, heads of state from 53 countries convened in Seoul this week to reaffirm and intensify their commitment to prevent nuclear materials from getting into the hands of terrorists.
In the pursuit of nuclear security, Taiwan represents a special case for the international community because its legal status as an 'outsider' prevents it from formally participating in the many global arrangements to prevent nuclear proliferation.
The second Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul in March 2012 provides an opportunity for China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea to develop concrete cooperation on nuclear security.
Almost one year after a massive tsunami triggered a nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, the plant itself may finally be under control, but the accident’s consequences are likely to be profound and long lasting.