•   Development deficits and lack of sufficient energy are also issues that could create their own security problems over time.

•   India has chosen to develop a closed fuel cycle because of its limited domestic sources of uranium.


Technical experts in a variety of fields associated with civilian nuclear materials security provided presentations and engaged in frank discussions. These experts were chosen by the workshop organizers from the national laboratories, academia, and non-governmental organizations of their respective countries. Over the course of the three-day workshop they provided their perspectives, knowledge and experience and shared ideas for possible future joint collaborations in this area between India and the United States. The concluding session of the workshop identified initial areas of possible cooperation that emerged through the presentations and discussions.

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