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Examining the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

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Examining the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

Examining the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

Examining the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

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A new agreement gives India access to U.S. nuclear power technology and opens up India's civilian power plants to international inspectors. But first, the deal must pass Congress. Our guests discuss questions about India's nuclear weapons arsenal and the future of non-proliferation.

Guests:

Joseph Cirincione, senior associate and director for Non-Proliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ambassador Raminder Singh Jassal, charge d'affaires of the Indian Embassy

Rep. Joseph Crowley, Democrat from New York

Rep. Ed Markey, Democrat from Massachusetts; ranking Democrat on the House Energy Committee