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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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In his interview with Security Index, Director General of the Rosatom state corporation comments on the plans of the nuclear industry and Russia's competitive advantages on the world market. “Under the current level of competition, it is impossible to be the second. One is either the first or is out...

In his Editorial, Vladimir Orlov speaks about the controversy of the nuclear renaissancephenomenon and the way this debate is reflected in the international expert community. “We have traveled in this issue from A to Z – from peaceful atomic energy to nuclear weapons abolition to complete zero. And ...

More and more states are beginning to ask how to ensure the most reliable and economical supply of nuclear fuel. The author outlines the Nuclear Threat Initiative's proposal for the creation of a nuclear fuel reserve, one possible answer to this question.

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A U.S.-Russian Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (a so-called Section 123 agreement) has been initialed. Is this Agreement in Russia's interest? And even if Russia signs it, is it likely to enter into force? The PIRCenter's executive director examines both the politica...

“Although this issue intentionally presents a diverse group of articles in a multitude of styles, it nevertheless has three themes. First, the issue of disarmament and arms control. Second, the prospects for nuclear energy. And third, China's new strategic role and what it means for Russia.”

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