GATT and the Half-Life of Uranium Industry Protection

Wilch, James R. | January 1, 1989

The uranium market can never truly be “free,” however. Because uranium has few metallurgical uses, and because there is a real danger of weapons-grade uranium falling into irresponsible hands, non-proliferation restraints and tight safety regulation are required on uranium trade. Nevertheless, this Comment will show that civilian uranium trade policy can be formulated to resolve the tension between GATT, and military security and nonproliferation interests.