P. R. Kumaraswamy

Articles by P. R. Kumaraswamy

10 May 2012

Nuclear option: The developing world weighs energy needs and security risks

Gilberto M. JannuzziShahriman LockmanP. R. Kumaraswamy

Over 45 countries that do not use nuclear power today are seriously considering its adoption; of these, 37 are classified by the World Bank as developing nations.

10 May 2012

Technological progress, not political control

The author argues that, though risks are inherent in any technology and nuclear energy is a more dangerous technology than most, human progress depends to a significant extent on utilizing nuclear energy while minimizing its dangers.

19 April 2012

Time to jettison reflexive suspicion

The author argues that the global nonproliferation community needs to engage more seriously with the energy crises facing many low- and middle-income countries.

29 March 2012

Too much proliferation focus, too little energy

The author argues that, in most developing countries, the key problem associated with nuclear energy is not weapons proliferation but plant safety.