5 Myths about Saudi Arabia's Nuclear Program

Enabling Riyadh would only make the region’s nuclear landscape riskier.

March 7, 2018  |  ARTICLES
Source : The National Interest  

Much has been written about Saudi Arabia's plans for nuclear power since the Trump administration announced last fall that it would conclude a civilian nuclear cooperative agreement with Riyadh. Almost all of this commentary suggests Washington must accommodate the kingdom's desire to enrich uranium and reprocess plutonium, two activities that bring states to the brink of making bombs. In particular, commentators repeatedly raise five points -- none of which are sound.

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