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5-minute Lowy lunch: Nuclear genie


Sam Roggeveen


6 December 2011 15:58

Leading nuclear expert Professor Scott Sagan, from Stanford University, gave lectures and interviews around Australia during his visit last week, and on Thursday he was at the Lowy Institute in Sydney to take part in a panel discussion about nuclear power and nuclear proliferation.

Inevitably, the Labor Party policy debate over whether to sell uranium to India came up in the Q&A, but Scott Sagan's introductory comments, which make up the first twenty minutes of this recording of the panel discussion, ranged much wider than that. As did our five-minute interview, which included an exchange on the link between democracy and proliferation: