Nuclear Energy

    • Brazil’s Nuclear Posture Under Bolsonaro

      • Matias Spektor, Togzhan Kassenova, Lucas Perez Florentino
      • September 18, 2019
      • Arms Control Today

      Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has unveiled plans for an ambitious transformation of the country’s nuclear policy. Achieving this vision will require an updated regulatory framework to respond to new challenges.

      • Op-Ed

      KSA: Outliers and Firewalls

      Though recent allegations of secrecy and illegal activity regarding the export of nuclear materials to Saudi Arabia raises important questions, faith in existing U.S. statutes and legislative oversight should not be shaken.

      • Strategic Europe

      The Transatlantic Fallout Over Iran

      Washington underestimates the strength of attachment in Paris and Berlin to the current Iran deal, as well as the depth of differences between Europe and the United States on how to stabilize the Middle East.

      • What is China's Nuclear New Normal?

        • Mark Hibbs
        • March 16, 2018
        • Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh

        It would be a mistake to assume that China’s future nuclear power development will continue on the same trajectory as during the last twenty years.

        • Riyadh’s Uranium Enrichment Option

          Implementation of the NSG guidelines—including by Pakistan—should significantly reduce the likelihood that Saudi Arabia will enrich uranium anytime soon.

          • Why Does the IAEA Do What It Does?

            • Mark Hibbs
            • November 06, 2017
            • Conference Presentation

            Global governance in nuclear energy began sixty years ago when eighty-one countries approved the charter of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

            • South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Debate

              South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s announcement that he would resume the construction of two nuclear reactors which had been temporarily halted since mid-July will have a more complicated effect on South Korea’s long-term energy policy.

              • Article

              Leveling Up the Nuclear Trade Playing Field

              Responsible nuclear states should work with the global nuclear industry to sustain strong nonproliferation, safety, and security practices in a market increasingly dominated by Russia and China.

              • Article

              Does the U.S. Nuclear Industry Have a Future?

              Adding to pressure from loss of know-how and high costs, U.S. nuclear power plant vendors are now challenged by Chinese and Russian exporters whose government owners view nuclear energy in strategic, not commercial terms.

              • External Perceptions of Brazil’s Nuclear Policy: Views From Argentina and the United States

                Despite recent setbacks to its nuclear program, Brazil remains a significant player in global nuclear matters. Argentina and the United States are the two countries that most closely follow Brazil’s nuclear policy and whose opinions matter most to Brazil.

              Carnegie Experts on
              Nuclear Energy

              • expert thumbnail - Acton
                James M. Acton
                Jessica T. Mathews Chair
                Co-director
                Nuclear Policy Program
                Acton holds the Jessica T. Mathews Chair and is co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
              • expert thumbnail - Arbatov
                Alexey Arbatov
                Alexey Arbatov is the head of the Center for International Security at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
              • expert thumbnail - Dalton
                Toby Dalton
                Co-director and Senior Fellow
                Nuclear Policy Program
                Dalton is the co-director and a senior fellow of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his work addresses regional security challenges and the evolution of the global nuclear order.
              • expert thumbnail - Dvorkin
                Vladimir Dvorkin
                Major General Dvorkin (retired) is a chief researcher at the Center for International Security at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
              • expert thumbnail - Hibbs
                Mark Hibbs
                Nonresident Senior Fellow
                Nuclear Policy Program
                Hibbs is a Germany-based nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program. His areas of expertise are nuclear verification and safeguards, multilateral nuclear trade policy, international nuclear cooperation, and nonproliferation arrangements.
              • expert thumbnail - Kassenova
                Togzhan Kassenova
                Nonresident Fellow
                Nuclear Policy Program
                Kassenova is a nonresident fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment.
              • expert thumbnail - Lee
                Chung Min Lee
                Senior Fellow
                Asia Program
                Chung Min Lee is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Asia Program. He is an expert on Korean and Northeast Asian security, defense, intelligence, and crisis management.
              • expert thumbnail - Levite
                Ariel (Eli) Levite
                Nonresident Senior Fellow
                Nuclear Policy Program
                Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.
              • expert thumbnail - Mathews
                Jessica Tuchman Mathews
                Distinguished Fellow
                Mathews is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She served as Carnegie’s president for 18 years.
              • expert thumbnail - Perkovich
                George Perkovich
                Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Chair
                Vice President for Studies
                Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues; cyberconflict; and new approaches to international public-private management of strategic technologies.
              • expert thumbnail - Sadjadpour
                Karim Sadjadpour
                Senior Fellow
                Middle East Program
                Karim Sadjadpour is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Iran and U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East.
              • expert thumbnail - Schoff
                James L. Schoff
                Senior Fellow
                Asia Program
                Schoff is a senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program. His research focuses on U.S.-Japan relations and regional engagement, Japanese technology innovation, and regional trade and security dynamics.
              • expert thumbnail - Tellis
                Ashley J. Tellis
                Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs
                Ashley J. Tellis holds the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, specializing in international security and U.S. foreign and defense policy with a special focus on Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
              • expert thumbnail - Trenin
                Dmitri Trenin
                Director
                Moscow Center
                Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.
              • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
                Sinan Ülgen
                Visiting Scholar
                Carnegie Europe
                Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
              • expert thumbnail - Volpe
                Tristan Volpe
                Nonresident Fellow
                Nuclear Policy Program
                Tristan Volpe is a nonresident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and assistant professor of defense analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School.

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