About: nuclear

Electricity 25-02-2021

Real-life drama: lessons for Europe from a Texas tragedy

The unprecedented freeze in Texas that left over a million people without heating has been seized upon for political gain, but there are lessons that Europe can learn from this, writes Michael Hogan.
China 02-02-2018

May unwavering in China

Even though the UK is currently weakened because of Brexit, May still stood her ground during her visit in China and did not bow down to their demands, showing true British stubbornness, writes Francois Godement.
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Energy 15-12-2016

Europe should harmonise safety requirements for new nuclear build

Applying the key principles of affordability, reliability and value creation for local supply chains, NNWE will continue to watch the nuclear sector to ensure that the right decisions, for all stakeholders, are made, writes Tim Yeo.
Global Europe 05-06-2015

Unseating the mullahs from power in Iran

As the June 31 deadline for an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programs draws closer, there are no signs that Tehran is ready accept the terms of the international community, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras. it’s high time for Western leaders to support the democratic opposition and permanently unseat the mullahs from power, he argues.
Development Policy 19-05-2011

A rapid German exit from nuclear energy may prove beneficial

Eberhard Rhein argues the benefits of rapidly removing Germany's nuclear plants far outstrip the economic costs.
Global Europe 01-06-2010

Turkey and the West: The end of a partnership?

Turkey's agreement with Iran to store low-enriched uranium in return for fuel rods for use in a medical research reactor suggests that Ankara is disillusioned with Europe and that Turkey's post-war partnership with the West may be coming to an end, writes Sinan Ülgen, chairman of the Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) in Istanbul.
Languages & Culture 13-07-2009

Nuclear weapons are anti-Islamic

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, has said on several occasions that "the production, stockpiling, and use of nuclear weapons are forbidden under Islam," observes European Policy Centre (EPC) founding chair Stanley Crossick in a recent post on Blogactiv.
EU Priorities 2020 27-07-2007

European diplomacy and Iran’s nuclear programme

European diplomacy regarding the ongoing conflict over Iran’s nuclear programme has evolved over the last five years, although it still lacks several important features necessary for success, writes Marco Overhaus in a July 2007 paper for Deutsche Aussenpolitik.
Security 06-06-2006

Analysis: Déjà-Vu – Europe’s role in the Iran conflict

In the article 'Déjà-Vu?', published by Deutsche-Aussenpolitik.De, Marco Overhaus takes a closer look at how the Europeans go in circles in dealing with Iran’s nuclear program.  In his view the EU should instead of tabling old ideas try new ones – or develop extant ones further.