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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Country Analysis Brief: Russia

Categories: Environment,Nuclear Energy,Russia

http://www.eia.gov/beta/international/analysis_includes/countries_long/Russia/russia.pdf

Examines Russian energy resources, including crude oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy.  Also includes the effects of sanctions and lower oil prices on Russia.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

Education and Training in Nonviolent Resistance

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Germany,Nuclear Energy,Philippines

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR394-Education-and-Training-in-Nonviolent-Resistance.pdf

Highlights key functions and outcomes of education/training in nonviolent civil resistance movements around the world.  Draws on four historical examples of successful nonviolent movements in Germany, the Philippines, Serbia, and the U.S.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration’s Case

Categories: Congress,Energy,Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2015/07/245369.htm

Testimony of Secretary of State Kerry before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 7/28/2015 defending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement with Iran.  From the State Department

 

Technology Assessment: Nuclear Reactors: Status and Challenges in Development and Deployment of New Commercial Concepts

Categories: Energy,Nuclear Energy,Science/Technology

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/671686.pdf

Discusses the status of new reactor concepts such as light water small modular reactors, the intended benefits of new advanced reactor concepts, and the challenges associated with bringing these new reactors online.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Iran Nuclear Agreement

Categories: Energy,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R43333.pdf

Provides background information on the Iran Nuclear Agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and the arguments of its defenders and critics.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities

Categories: Great Britain,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/LIF-2015-0025/LIF-2015-0025.pdf

Describes the background and provisions of the deal which commits Iran to reducing its stockpile of enriched uranium and limiting further enrichment activities in exchange for sanctions relief.  From the House of Lords Library

 

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: Vienna, 14 July 2015

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://eeas.europa.eu/statements-eeas/docs/iran_agreement/iran_joint-comprehensive-plan-of-action_en.pdf

Text of the agreement between Iran, the U.S. and the P5+1 partners to ensure that Iran’s nuclear programme will be peaceful.  See also the Five Annexes to the agreement.   From the White House and the European Union

 

Briefing to the Press on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Categories: Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2015/07/244885.htm

Press conference where Secretary of State John Kerry announces details of the nuclear deal between Iran,  the U.S., and the P5+1 partners, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.   From the State Department

 

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