A Jordanian environmental activist takes part in a protest against Jordan's nuclear program in front of the ministry of energy in Amman (REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed).
Why Jordan Is Building Two New Nuclear Power Plants
March 8, 2013,
As Jordan looks to develop a civilian nuclear energy program, some domestic and international analysts are questioning the feasibility and intentions of its efforts. In an interview with Monocle, John Banks suggests that while Jordan’s efforts are the result of domestic energy shortages, its program will be hard to develop for a number of reasons.