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Greenville Online: Nuclear reprocessing is risky and impractical

‘A powerful bipartisan duo, Rep. James Clyburn and Sen. Lindsey Graham, recently joined forces to support "nuclear reprocessing." We urge these gentlemen to temper their enthusiasm. For the past year, we served on the Governor's Climate, Energy & Commerce Advisory Committee. CECAC represented a wide range of interests, including utilities, industry and banking. CECAC's final report concluded that nuclear energy is an important part of the state's energy future. However, we adopted an extremely cautious position on reprocessing.‘

The New York Times: We May Miss Kim Jong-il (and Maybe Musharraf)

‘Last week, when the news filtered out of the black hole of North Korea that Kim Jong-il likely suffered a stroke in August, no one in the Bush administration rushed out to buy a get-well-soon card. This is, after all, a man President Bush has described as a “tyrant,” a dictator who starves his own people, and, according to some Senators, a “pygmy” — the biggest insult for a guy who keeps a lot of elevator shoes in the presidential closet in Pyongyang. But whatever names he is called, there was a surprising ambivalence in official Washington about the news — more than a whiff of reluctance, in fact, to lose Mr. Kim at the helm just now. This was true especially among intelligence officials, who wake up every day worried about what happens when states implode, and whether there will be a free-for-all for their weapons.’

AFP: IAEA report on Iran as early as Monday

‘The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA will publish its latest report on Iran's nuclear programme as early as Monday afternoon, sources close to the agency said Sunday. According to those sources, it was "possible but not certain" that the International Atomic Energy Agency would publish the document on Monday.’

Los Angeles Times: Nuclear know-how made easy, report on Libya shows

‘Though Libya was far from obtaining nuclear weapons, a probe into its program showed how easily nuclear secrets could be passed around. Most of the sensitive documents for enriching nuclear material and designing weapons were being put into electronic form, allowing for e-mailing or for transportation on memory sticks, said the report by the IAEA, the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency.’