o Back to the point There are a lot of countries who aspired to get weapons but then signed NPT so they said nevermind they’re cool - Nuclear energy will become much more vital for the rest of your life - A lot of countries are saying they can’t all use oil and coal like USA and china do - Nuclear energy is sustainable and doesn’t produce co2 - That’s why this is more topical than ever before - A lot of countries will need to get nuclear energy - Proliferation of nuclear energy but don’t want to have a proliferation of nuclear weapons - Can’t have nuclear energy industry without being a member of NPT - India, Pakistan, Israel o Can’t get fuel or assistance to run nuclear energy industry because they never signed NPT o To get actual fuel to run nuclear power plant you need to be signed up - Current events: o India was the first to get exemption from IAEA to allow nuclear energy development USA partnered with them They wont attack anybody, democratic friend We want to help them get their industry up
Get their nuclear energy up Just got exemption through IAEA o Pakistan wants to do the same thing USA and world says NO ARE YOU KIDDING They are at war with themselves We would not give you an exemption We think you’re completely unstable Top nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan took all the nuclear weapons secrets he knew and he gave them out to the world National hero Gave them to north korea and Syria and Libya Given pakistan’s unstable situation along with their leaking of information you won’t get exemption - Iran discretly to get weapons - North korea is trying but everyone thinks theyre insane so definitely won’t get help from anyone not even friend china - Nuclear security meeting called by Obama o Work towards nuclear weapon free world Nuclear security summit working on strengthening the NPT They will punish people who break rules and try to get weapons o They want to make it so you cant pull out o Putting teeth into the treaty
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- Spring '08
- Nuclear weapon, International Atomic Energy Agency