We must never forget the terrible Nagasaki bombing, especially now that nuclear weapons far more powerful than the atomic bomb are commonplace.
A tweet by the AP is the latest example in a wave of conspiracy-tinged victim blaming amid tragedy—led by President Trump and conservative pundits.
The law makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany.
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.
'Big Stink, Necessary Evil': A Poem That Will Change Your Perspective on the Atomic Bombings (Audio)
Jill McDonough’s poem on the planes that followed and photographed the atomic bombs the U.S. dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan during World War II is a harrowing depiction of the justifications that follow mass destruction.
A frightened young woman left her apartment in Munich in November 1938 and returned with the visa that saved her family. A team of German journalists launched an improbable search to find the missing artwork and tell its story.
“There were people crying out for help, calling after members of their family," Sunao Tsuboi said of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, which he survived when he was a college student. "I saw a schoolgirl with her eye hanging out of its socket. People looked like ghosts, bleeding and trying to walk before collapsing."
Believe it or not, there was a time when the U.S. government funded "on-site, affordable, education-based child care 24 hours a day." But would this sort of service be possible to implement in today's America?
Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy argues that recent events have shown that the Jewish state has pity for only the Jews; scientists have found a possible explanation for conservative outrage over women having sex lives; meanwhile, an Ebola outbreak spread in large part due to deforestation. These discoveries and more after the jump.
One of the frustrations for a world historian is the unyieldingly parochial vision of the North Atlantic common among journalists and even many historians, and consequently among the public.