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Hiroshima and Nagasaki

It Is Time for Japan to Re-Asianize, Starting With a Gesture From Prime Minister Abe

Nathan Gardels | Posted 08.11.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

To re-enter this new neighborhood as a "normal power" in the future, Japan must first come to terms with its past. Despite the manifestly evident peacefulness of Japanese society for the last 70 years, the wounds of war remain fresh because they are part of the founding identity of modern Asia's nation-states.

Commemorating the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 08.05.2016 | World
Jakob von Uexkull

There is general consensus among experts that it is not a matter of if but rather when nuclear weapons will be used. We thus go about our lives oblivious to when our last fifty seconds might be up.

Countdown to Hiroshima 66 Years Ago: Was the Bomb Necessary?

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Sixty-six years ago, U..S policymakers and President Truman made decisions that meant the use of two atomic bombs against Japanese cities was almost inevitable. Then film footage and other evidence of the true effects of the bomb were suppressed for decades.

PHOTOS: Stunning Never Before Seen Images From Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today marks the 65th anniversary of America's atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan during World War II. And for the first time ever, a U.S. representati...