AP / U.S. Air Force
Today, it is common wisdom that President Truman had only two simple, stark choices: to use the bomb or invade and suffer a “million” casualties. There was, however, an alternative.
U.S. Navy / Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Tyler J. Clements
A new book inspired by liberal disappointment with President Barack Obama blames the atomic bomb for America’s misadventures. This strikes me as interesting but completely wrong.
AP / Shizuo Kambayashi
This week marks the anniversary of a U.S. attack that deliberately took the lives of thousands of children on their way to school.
U.S. Army Signal Corps
Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame writes that “official secrecy and deceptions about our nuclear weapons posture and policies and their possible consequences have threatened the survival of the human species.”
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