Category: Nuclear War

Jonathan Marshall: Turkey’s Nukes: A Sum of All Fears

Although Turkey offers an egregious case of nuclear risks, questions about nuclear weapons deployment should go well beyond that country

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Conn Hallinan: The Big Boom: Nukes And NATO

“Today, the danger of some sort of a nuclear catastrophe is greater than it was during the Cold War and most people are blissfully unaware of this danger.” -William J. Perry U.S. Sec. Of Defense (1994-97) Perry has been an inside player in the business of nuclear weapons for over 60 years and his book, Read more…

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Richard Falk: Why Arms Control is the Enemy of Nuclear Disarmament

By encouraging a new norm against first-use of nuclear weapons, Obama could help ensure, for this generation and those to come, that nuclear weapons are never used again

William Boardman: “Historic” Empty Suit Visits Hiroshima

The U.S. chose an almost undamaged city full of civilians as the target that would best bring the Japanese to their knees. Now that is something to “ponder,” as Obama suggested, but chose not to do. It doesn’t take much pondering to begin to wonder whether incinerating thousands of civilians might not be a war crime

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Noam Chomsky: The Doomsday Clock

Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for Survival

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Gar Alperovitz: Unjust Cause

Interview on the decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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David Swanson: “Looking Forward” Comes to Hiroshima

Never mind an apology, Obama should admit the truth

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John Pilger: A World War Has Begun

Few seem aware that the bikini swimsuit was named to celebrate the nuclear explosions that destroyed the Bikini island.

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Richard Falk: If Obama Visits Hiroshima

There are mounting hopes that Barack Obama will use the occasion of the Group of 7 meeting in Japan next month to visit Hiroshima, and become the first American president to do so. It is remarkable that it required a wait of over 60 years until John Kerry became the first high American official to Read more…

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Dilip Hiro: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

A Nuclear Armageddon in the Making in South Asia

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