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Earl Gregg Swem 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

 

Iran: Efforts to Achieve a Nuclear Accord

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

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

Provides background information on Iran’s nuclear program, the details of the Joint Plan of Action interim agreement of November 2013, and the efforts to reach a comprehensive agreement since April 2015.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

Nuclear Power Assessment Study Final Report

Categories: Nuclear Energy,Science/Technology

http://fas.org/nuke/space/npas-2015.pdf

Examines the prospects for the use of nuclear power in civilian space missions over the next 20 years.  Completed in February 2015 but withheld from public disclosure until June 2015 for security concerns.  From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Iran’s Foreign Policy

Categories: Arab,Iran,Middle East Conflict,Nuclear Energy,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R44017.pdf

Analyzes the motives and objectives behind Iran’s foreign policy including ideology, threat perceptions, national interests, and connections with terrorist groups. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Civilian Nuclear Waste Disposal

Categories: Energy,Environment,Nuclear Energy,Waste Management

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33461.pdf

Discusses recent developments in the long struggle to dispose of highly radioactive waste from U.S. nuclear reactors and what current policy and regulations exist.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Nuclear Program

Categories: Arms Control,Energy,European Union,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,Iran,Nuclear Arms,Nuclear Energy

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/parametersforajointcomprehenisveplanofaction.pdf

Lists key provisions of the agreement between Iran, the European Union, and the P5+1 in which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear development program in exchange for sanctions relief.  From the State Department

 

Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for Congress

Categories: Arms Control,Energy,Nuclear Arms,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R41910.pdf

Discusses broad themes related to nuclear cooperation with other countries including proliferation threats posed by civil nuclear commerce, the sagging market share of the U.S. nuclear industry, and bilateral relations with other countries.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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