The Choice on Nuclear Power

Dreazen, Yochi J.
February 2012
National Journal;2/4/2012, p2
The article reports on the construction of a nuclear-power plant in Braka, United Arab Emirates with U.S. support. It is noted that the nuclear plant being constructed at Braka will not enrich uranium or reprocess spent fuel. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, the emirate's plan are transparent and civilian, unlike Iran's nuclear program. The article also discusses the reasons for concerns over Iran's nuclear program.


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