Miles A. Pomper

Going Global: Issues Facing South Korea as an Emerging Nuclear Exporter

In the last year, South Korea has won a number of contracts for foreign nuclear sales against stiff competition from traditional nuclear suppliers, putting it on the path towards becoming a major nuclear exporter. However, nonproliferation- related concerns could hinder South Korea’s advancement of its nuclear exports, particularly as the ROK pushes its controversial efforts at pyroprocessing—a spent fuel recycling process.

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