We must never forget the terrible Nagasaki bombing, especially now that nuclear weapons far more powerful than the atomic bomb are commonplace.
As a onetime insider and longtime student of nuclear strategy, Daniel Ellsberg provides a helpful overview coupled with historical details in his latest book on nuclear war.
Two U.S. military veterans go to Japan to discuss the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the urgent need for nuclear disarmament.
Historians will see Obama’s Iran nuclear deal as one of the greatest achievements of his presidency, and perhaps as a turning point in anti-proliferation through diplomacy.
As with his pledge to close the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, President Obama's pledge to move the U toward nuclear disarmament seems to have been abandoned.
Besides being criminal, the United States' use of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and its poisoning of Vietnam and Okinawa with Agent Orange are a shameful legacy The denial and cover-up of each of these crimes add US insult to injury The denial and cover-up of each of these crimes add insult to injury.
Long-ago visits to ground zero of the atomic bombings convinced this highly decorated military man of the abject immorality of ever using such technology.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the American poet and founder of City Lights bookstore -- who was in the US Navy during World War II -- said in the 2013 biographical documentary “Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder” that visiting the bombed-out Japanese city of Nagasaki turned him into a lifelong pacifistLawrence Ferlinghetti, the American poet and founder of City Lights bookstore—who was in the U Navy during World War II—said in the 2013 biographical documentary “Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder” that visiting the bombed-out Japanese city of Nagasaki turned him into a lifelong pacifist.
While the world has avoided nuclear attacks since those two days in 1945, the potential for nuclear devastation is forever hanging over us.