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Nuclear Power and Antiterrorism: Obscuring the Policy Contradictions1

  title={Nuclear Power and Antiterrorism: Obscuring the Policy Contradictions1},
  author={B. Martin and B. Martin},
Some governments are promoting both nuclear power and antiterrorism, but without much attention to connections between the two issues. Nuclear power increases the risk of nuclear terrorism directly and via nuclear proliferation, but this is seldom mentioned by policy-makers. Governments use a set of rhetorical moves to hide the tensions in their policies concerning nuclear power and terrorism. 


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