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Eh.. Generous reading:

"one purpose of nuclear energy is to avoid entanglements in energy wars".

Less Generous reading:

"Having had both, it is our opinion that nuclear accidents are vastly less painful than nuclear warheads.
 The future is uncertain, and thus we judge that maintaining a large nuclear energy sector so that we can quickly  Just-in-Time  manufacture some warheads in the event politics in China/US/ECT goes seriously non-linear is a nessesary insurance policy/deterrent, while being much less costly and problematic than being an actual nuclear weapons state".

It is possible they actually intend both readings, too.

by Thomas on Sun Jun 24th, 2012 at 12:48:15 PM EST
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