Setsuko Thurlow, who was 13 when a U.S. atomic bomb devastated Hiroshima, heads a group that is urging 50 countries to ratify an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
Daniel Ellsberg reveals that the Pentagon Papers were not the first classified documents he removed from his workplace, and some are still relevant today.
The two feed off each other and should be treated in unison, an influential think tank says.
Responding to lawmakers' questions, the Pentagon says a ground invasion is the only way to locate and destroy all components of that country's nuclear weapons program.
Is the expansion of our nuclear arsenal in the country's best interest or is it just Donald Trump's latest boastful display of American power?
The lawyer and human rights crusader, who died Wednesday, spoke on Truthdig Radio in 2013. To honor Ratner, we are reposting the audio of that interview.
President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on Friday, the first sitting U.S. president to do so since the World War II atomic bombings of Japan. To acknowledge the historic trip, Truthdig reposts Editor in Chief Robert Scheer's 2007 piece recalling the bombings.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the Iran nuclear deal, the US response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Bernie Sanders in Iowa and Jeb Bush's proposal for tax cuts -- for himself Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the Iran nuclear deal, the U response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Bernie Sanders in Iowa and Jeb Bush's proposal for tax cuts—for himself.
In a move to allay the Persian Gulf state’s concerns over the Iran nuclear deal, the Pentagon is completing an agreement to provide weapons for the Saudi military effort against Islamic State and Yemen.