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May 20, 2019

US nuclear energy leadership: Innovation and the strategic global challenge

By Atlantic Council Task Force on US Nuclear Energy Leadership

A flourishing domestic nuclear energy sector is critical to US national security, both in the interconnections between military and civilian uses of nuclear energy, as well as in foreign policy.

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Aug 10, 2022

Putin is running out of excuses as Ukraine expands the war to Crimea

By Peter Dickinson

Russian officials have denied that Ukraine was behind an audacious August 9 attack on an airbase in occupied Crimea but Moscow's excuses are beginning to wear thin as Vladimir Putin's invasion continues to unravel.

Conflict Disinformation


Aug 10, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act reinforces nuclear energy’s role as a climate solution

By Stephen S. Greene

The IRA provides much-needed support to the US nuclear energy sector. Its provisions will allow the continued operation of existing reactors along with the development of next-generation projects.

Energy & Environment Nuclear Energy

In the News

Jun 7, 2022

Bell quoted in Newsweek on Biden’s compromise with Saudi Arabia, Venezuela

Energy & Environment Latin America

In the News

May 14, 2022

Azodi quoted in Al-Monitor on Iran’s diplomatic options in the case of nuclear talk failure

By Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Geopolitics & Energy Security

In the News

May 13, 2022

Slavin quoted in Al Jazeera on the diplomatic implications of US blacklisting of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on US-Iran nuclear talks

By Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

In the News

May 10, 2022

Slavin quoted in Al Monitor on developing Iran-Saudi relations and it’s impact on nuclear talks

By Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

In the News

Apr 22, 2022

Bell quoted in Boston Globe on nuclear energy

Nuclear Energy United States and Canada

In the News

Mar 29, 2022

Sales in Fox News: Iran nuclear talks: Biden shouldn’t turn a blind eye to terrorism to secure deal

By Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Extremism

Global Energy Forum

Mar 28, 2022

Meet the global leaders powering the world’s energy transition

By Atlantic Council

The return of pre-pandemic energy consumption, threats of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, crises across Europe, and more have dampened hopes for a swift energy transition. But global energy leaders are no less determined.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

AC Selects

Mar 18, 2022

AC Selects: Ukraine’s energy security and US-Mexico growth opportunities

Week of March 18, 2022 Last week, the Eurasia Center and Latin America Center hosted experts to discuss the consequences of Russia’s war on European energy security, the US-Mexico bilateral relationship, and strategies to sustain green and equitable economic growth across the Americas. Related events I think the whole world realized the seriousness of this […]

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