Unconditional Surrender – India’s Exceptional Protocol

• ” There is a serious danger inherent in the India Additional Protocol”

• ” The IAEA would be far better off to offer India a voluntary-offer agreement like it has with the official Nuclear Weapons States”

Robert Kelley, the former IAEA safeguards inspector with three decades of experience in the U.S. national laboratories, has been in the news lately. Writing for IHS Jane’s, Kelley and co-author Brian Cloughley showed that India appeared to be expanding its uranium enrichment program and that fissile material produced at the country’s Mysore facility may support its thermonuclear weapons program. Following publication of the Jane’s report, India moved to ratify its Additional Protocol with the IAEA after years of delay. A copy of India’s AP was published by the Arms Control Law website.  The following is Kelley’s analysis of India’s AP agreement with the agency:

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Reporting Nuclear News 23 – 25 June 2014

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On Monday 23 June Atomic Reporters will be launching its first workshop for journalists from the Middle East, with more to follow in the future. In partnership with the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP), nearly 20 journalists, and technical and policy experts from around the world will meet and interact in a series of moderated discussion panels that will help them to better report nuclear issues.

The event will be live-tweeted by @AtomicReporters.

More information can be found at the following pages:

http://atomicreporters.com/workshops/

http://atomicreporters.com/suggested-reading/