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Beyond Recriminations and Apologies: The Unique U.S.-Japan Relationship

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.27.2016 | World
Mark Joseph

Another President, Harry S. Truman famously said that he didn't lose any sleep over the bombing, but I'm pretty sure that had it been me I'd have tossed and turned, thinking about the civilians who would die horrific deaths as a result of my decision.

Obama Mourns Dead In Hiroshima, Calls For World Without Nuclear Arms

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bom...

I Got Your Nuclear Triad Right Here

Joe Cirincione | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

We do NOT need a nuclear triad. The vague talk at the GOP debate is matched by similarly vague discussions about the triad at hearings and in official statements. This posturing inflates the value of these weapons and obscures their threat to our own security.

Haunting Map Shows All Nuclear Bombs That Exploded Since 1945

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.27.2015 | Science

A poignant new visualization shows all 2,153 atomic bomb detonations that happened across the globe since testing began in 1945, mapping out the where...

The Similarities Between Mutually Assured Destruction And Climate Change

John A. Tures | Posted 08.07.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The only question is whether we'll learn from history, as Americans just barely did in the 1960s, or suffer the fate of the Soviet Union, which ignored the science until it was bankrupt and powerless to use its weapons.

From the Renaissance to a Possible Global Catastrophe

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

A democratic revolution might just save us from the folly of a machine civilization fired by nuclear bombs, petrochemicals and coal. The sun is an endless source of non-polluting power. An ecological civilization is the answer.

Giant Gas Pipeline to Flank NY Nuclear Plant

Ellen Cantarow | Posted 06.25.2015 | New York
Ellen Cantarow

A very large gas pipeline will soon skirt the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC), an aging nuclear power plant that stands in the town of Cortlandt in Westchester County, New York, 30 miles north of Manhattan. Experts say a disaster as great as or greater than Fukushima could be triggered by a potential gas explosion at the nuclear complex.

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Congress Using in Iran Same Bush/Cheney Policies that Failed in North Korea

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Apparently, for members of Congress, and the entire rightwing, preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon is of less importance than denying them mutual respect. And, for that, they will trigger a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

Obama Says He'll Walk Away From Deal If Iran Can Make A Nuclear Bomb

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Sunday his administration would walk away from a deal with Iran if it would allow the regime to develop a nu...

Blast 'Model' Yields Surprising Advice On How To Survive The Unthinkable

| John Bohannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

It begins with a flash brighter than the sun. Trees, fences, and people immediately catch fire. The only reason you survive is because you run inside ...

Don't Let Hardliners Undermine Iran Nuclear Negotiations -- and Drag America Into Another Mid-East War

Robert Creamer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If Congress takes matters into its own hands, and violates both the letter and spirit of the agreement, in order to score political points with hard-liners in the United States, they will also be breaking an agreement negotiated with the international community.

The U.S. and Japan: Partners in Historical Falsification

Oliver Stone | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Oliver Stone

Whitewashing the past is critical to perpetuating empire in the present -- a project in which the U.S. and Japan have collaborated for the past 68 years.

A Young Actress, a New Bomb

Wayne Biddle | Posted 10.06.2013 | Science
Wayne Biddle

Asahi Shimbun, the Times of Japan, reported that the lost medical records of Midori Naka have been discovered. Who was she? She was almost nobody, except for the coincidence of having awakened with other members of her theater troupe in Hiroshima on the morning of August 6.

How Artists Survive - Part 4 - Independence Day in Iran

Juri Koll | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Humor and irony, truthful commentary -- free expression -- is something people all over the world strive for. America, and it's flag, is freedom's greatest symbol.

Top 10 Predictions for 2013

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

Do our leaders work together like a team who wants to win the Super Bowl? Or do they argue and fight like a team destined to be a bunch of losers who go nowhere! The results they produce in the summer will tell you if we're on the path to victory or defeat.

Matt Sledge

Sister Megan Rice, Anti-Nuclear Protester, Charged Under Sabotage Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Under cover of night on July 28, three anti-nuclear protesters snuck into a highly secretive uranium storage facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn. They splashe...

Scientists Eye Two-Step Plan To Nuke Dangerous Asteroids

Posted 11.19.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 11/19/2012 11:03 AM EST on SPACE.com Destroying a dangerous asteroid with a nuclear bomb is a well-worn trope of science f...

Drop the "Bomb Park"

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

A bipartisan coalition in Congress, at my urging, recently defeated legislation that would authorize up to $21,000,000 of taxpayers' money to build a series of parks in honor of the Manhattan Project, the project that resulted in the development of the atomic bomb.

How The 'Fort Knox' Of Nuclear Bombs Was Breached By An 82-Year-Old Nun

Posted 09.12.2012 | Fifty

If worries of lax security around nuclear weaponry storage facilities were keeping you up at night, you may want to skip reading this one: details are...

America Has a Good Story; But It's Not the One Politicians Tell

James Zogby | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

The American story is not about a country that was born great, but about a country struggling to become better. It is one infused with humility, a recognition of our failings and our continuing efforts to correct injustice and make change.

Naked Man: They Made Me Handle A Nuclear Bomb

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.20.2012 | Weird News

His excuse was a dud. A drunk, naked Iowa City man claimed during his arrest on Monday that four unknown assailants forced him to carry a nuclear b...

WATCH: 'Armageddon' Nuke Plan Eyed For Saving Earth From Asteroid

Posted 03.12.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/12/2012 11:33 AM EDT on SPACE.com A well-placed nuclear explosion could actually save humanity from a big asteroid h...

Are "All Options on the Table" Really? Or Really!

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The best way to convince Israel to defer a preemptive attack on Iran and recalibrate itself to Washington's assessment is for Obama to convincingly reassure Israeli PM Netanyahu that "all options are on the table... Really!"

Martians, Nuke Bomb Among Speculated Causes Of Russian Mystery Explosion

Posted 02.09.2012 | Weird News

Conspiracy theorists came out of the woodwork after a massive explosion erupted south of St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday, causing wild speculation a...

Nuclear Turkeys

Joe Cirincione | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Washington is planning to spend over $700 billion on nuclear weapons and related programs over the next ten years. Some programs are necessary, some ...