America Must Lead on Nuclear Energy to Maintain National Security

July 03, 2018

by Laura S. H. Holgate and Sagatom Saha



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While Russia and China are today’s major market players in nuclear energy, the United States has been reduced to a minor competitor, potentially eroding its diplomatic influence as well as nonproliferation and security standards. But there is a new window of opportunity to revitalize the U.S. nuclear industry based on new reactor designs to meet rising demand.