Category: Nuclear War

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Milan Rai: The real meaning of V-J Day: still lying about Hiroshima

Despite Western propaganda, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not a ‘last resort’ to end the Second World War in the Pacific.

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Richard Falk: Alliance Blackmail: Israel’s Opposition to the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Left out of consideration altogether was the nuclear weapons arsenal of Israel acquired with Western complicity and by covert means, as well as through operations outside the Nonproliferation Treaty regime

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Gareth Porter: Obama’s Line on the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Second False Narrative

A big part of the problem is that the Obama administration is not going to do anything to refute the extremist view of Iran as determined to get nuclear weapons

Nina Burleigh: Are We on the Verge of a Nuclear Breakdown?

Air Force officers at America’s nuke sites work 24-hour-shifts in antique underground capsules launching fake attacks straight out of ‘Strangelove’ — and they’re ready to blow

William Boardman: No Progress on Nuclear Weapons Control As Planned

In a world where six of the world’s nine nuclear-armed states are already directly or indirectly engaged in armed conflict, even the best case scenario is a disaster. The nuclear-armed U.S. and Russia are facing off over Ukraine. The nuclear-armed U.S., UK, France, and Israel are supporting Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen, with nuclear-armed Pakistan weighing its options.

Scott Ritter: ‘We ain’t found shit’

The intelligence about the ‘possible military dimensions’ of Iran’s nuclear program is of questionable provenance and most of it is more than a dozen years old

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Joseph Gerson: Obama Administration Sabotages Nuclear Nonproliferation Conference

So much for President Obama’s commitment to a nuclear-weapons-free world

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Phyllis Bennis: Iran Deal: A Game-Changer for the Middle East

Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we’ve got to protect it

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William Greider: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Too

People are beginning to grasp that lopsided wars—contests between high-tech and primitive forms of destruction—do not necessarily lead to victory or peace. They have led the United States into more wars

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Richard Falk: Diplomacy, War, and (In)Security in the Nuclear Age

Overall, this opportunistic treatment of Iran’s nuclear program is less indicative of a commitment to nonproliferation than it is a shortsighted expression of geopolitical priorities

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