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Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in the Middle East

Inna Rodina
Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in the Middle East image

This research paper explores the Middle Eastern energy demand, carefully analyzing the factors that have led the regional countries to a decision to develop the nuclear industry. The paper sheds light on the advantages and disadvantages of various nuclear suppliers, including the Russian Federation. That makes the paper a matter of interest for nuclear energy specialists, policymakers, and a broad audience. It could also be useful research to read amid the upcoming Tenth Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference.

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Security Index №12 (27), November 2021

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