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A view of the construction site of Turkey's first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu, pictured during the opening ceremony in the Mediterranean Mersin region on April 3, 2018.

To Prevent Proliferation, Stop Enrichment and Reprocessing in the Middle East

There is a risk of a nuclear cascade across the region. The United States can stop it by enforcing the gold standard of nonproliferation.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sign documents as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo Jong, look on in Singapore on June 12, 2018.

Total Denuclearization Is an Unattainable Goal. Here’s How to Reduce the North Korean Threat.

The United States and South Korea must help Pyongyang convert its military nuclear complex for civilian use.

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry (left) and Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Falih (right) shake hands after a signing ceremony of a memorandum understanding on carbon management between Saudi Arabia and the U.S., on Dec. 4, 2017 in Riyadh. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

Don’t Give Saudi Arabia An Easy Path to Nukes

To prevent proliferation, any U.S.-Saudi nuclear deal needs to be tough.

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Brexit Could Nuke Britain’s Nuclear Energy Industry

A new parliamentary report warns of an industry meltdown unless things change.


Rick Perry Wants to Keep (And Run) The Energy Department

Energy Secretary-nominee Rick Perry learned what the agency actually does, and sounded a lot different than when he ran for president -- and from Trump’s own plans.


Rick Perry Tapped to Run U.S. Energy Department He Doesn’t Believe Should Exist

The former Texas governor and Dancing With the Stars contestant waltzes his way into the Trump cabinet.


Russia, Turkey Fight Spreads to Energy Sector

Tensions between Moscow and Ankara keep heating up after the downing of a Russian jet. Now, multibillion-dollar energy projects like pipelines and nuclear reactors could be axed.

Iraqi Shiite Muslim women hold posters bearing portraits of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) and Iran's founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (R) during a parade marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) International Day organised by the Popular Mobilisation units in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on July 10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR MOHAMEED ALI        (Photo credit should read HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Khamenei to Israel: You Will Not Exist in 25 Years

Iran's supreme leader said Wednesday that he hopes Israel ceases to exist and that Iran will not negotiate further with the United States on any subjects.

Bakau, GAMBIA:  Election officials set up marbles on a board to count the votes after the presidential elections in Bakau early 22 September 2006. Early results today showed Yahya Jammeh, who seized power in a coup 12 years ago, was on track to win a third term as president of mainland Africa's smallest country. Jammeh has won in 12 of the 48 voting regions to have reported provisional results from yesterday's presidential election, according to the results released by the commission over national television and radio.AFP PHOTO SEYLLOU  (Photo credit should read SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

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Japan Bets on Nuclear, and Coal, for Future Power

Four years after Fukushima, Tokyo is angling to get nuclear reactors back online. But dirty old coal will be doing the real heavy lifting.


British Plans for Nuclear Power Spark European Fight

Austria’s pushback against British nuclear energy plans casts a shadow over the future of Hinkley Point -- and the common European energy market.

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