While Off the U.S. Terrorist List, Key North Korea Sanctions Remain

The listing processes – be it for countries, entities, or individuals – should not be used a diplomatic political football.  North Korea has forever renounced terrorism just as much as the Cuban regime has renounced Communism or Iran interested in the use of nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.  When you disregard the law and make these …

Brazil Wants to Build 50 Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Submarines, More?

Energy independence is a vital cornerstone of a nation’s economic security.   So, when Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Edison Lobao said recently that Brazil aspires to build an additional 50 to 60 nuclear power plants in the next fifty years, it should not raise any flags or be cause for concern, right?  Possibly. Non-proliferation is not an …