USA trying to use Philippines as a guinea pig for its unviable small nuclear reactors – and for military purposes. « Antinuclear

Under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the Philippines and the United States, there are no restrictions to Washington on the type of facilities and materials it will construct and install in Philippine military bases, except a specific restriction against installing nuclear weapons.

,,,,as nuclear microreactors in EDCA areas will certainly be used for military purposes, this might prompt other regional actors to accuse Manila of violating the Bangkok Treaty, the treaty declaring Southeast Asia as a nuclear weapons-free zone and other weapons of mass destruction.

USA trying to use Philippines as a guinea pig for its unviable small nuclear reactors – and for military purposes. « Antinuclear