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    Finally, Some Good News Out of Congress

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 19-2 in favor of the U.S.-India civil nuclear cooperation agreement. Doubly impressive the committee adopted the agreement without a controversial proposal that would give Congress more influence over future deals. Heritage analyst Lisa Curtis underscored the importance of final passage of the agreement earlier … More

    Three Reasons to Support the U.S. India Civil Nuclear Age

    Heritage’s Lisa Curtis explains why Congress must move quickly to implement the US-India Civil Nuclear Deal. The deal would stregnthen US-India relations. India is a key Asian partner that shares our democratic values and political concerns. If this deal is not passed soon, it will have to wait until the … More

    The Push for a Peaceful Nuclear Deal with India

    With the Singh government surviving yesterday’s no-confidence motion in the Indian Parliament, India is one step closer to gaining access to civilian nuclear reactors and fuel that would allow it to embark on its own nuclear renaissance. The civil nuclear cooperation agreement, for which Washington and New Delhi inked a … More

    Thorium Nuclear Reactors Promising

    Despite having not built a plant in more than three decades, the technology for nuclear power has come a long way in the United States. One of the most intriguing developments is the ability to use the chemical element thorium to power reactors. Thorium power has unique advantages that address … More

    Nuclear Energy Gaining Momentum Worldwide

    While a strong divide remains among countries for support of nuclear power in the European Union, the overall public opinion is shifting in its favor. According to a recent survey by the European Commission, 44% of Europeans favor nuclear energy as opposed to only 37% in 2005. What is more: … More

    Global Warming Legislation Not Inevitable

    On the surface it may seem as though the Senate moved closer to “doing something” about global warming since 54 Senators said they would have voted for cloture on Lieberman-Warner last week compared to only 43 votes in favor in 2003. But as the New York Times points out, 10 … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    Defending free trade from politicians who “pander to Americans’ suspicion of foreigners,” George Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen writes in the New York Times: The last 20 years have brought the world more trade, more globalization and more economic growth than in any previous such period in history. Few … More