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President Truman and the Atomic Bomb

President Harry S. Truman is generally regarded as the president who chose to drop the first atomic bombs on Japanese civilian cities during World War II. 1,100 more words

Essay

Love Songs to a Bomb: another fool project

With my first collection now on sale and a draft verse novel now having a wee rest for a month or so, what better time to start another writey project thingy! 331 more words

British opposition to military spending

This video from Britain says about itself:

Global Day of Action on Military Spending 2013 – Scrap Trident, Faslane, 15 April

Scotland and the UK have had…

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Is the Ukrainian Crisis Spiraling Out of Control?

Today’s news shows a heightened nuclear risk due to a dangerous feedback process at work in the Ukraine. The New York Times’ page 1 ominous headline was, “ 1,606 more words

The doubtful safety of the US nuclear umbrella

American Defense Secretary Hagel during his last visit to Japan “supported” the right to collective self-defense promoted my PM Abe and reaffirmed that the Senkaku Islands from the US point of view are administrated by Japan and fall under Japan-US Security Treaty. 484 more words

Japan

Your doctors are worried

Your doctors are worried about your health―in fact, about your very survival.

No, they’re not necessarily your own personal physicians, but, rather, medical doctors around the world, represented by groups like… 869 more words

Nuclear Weapons

On Asia, and "Salami Tactics": The Illusion of the benefits of Nukes.

Today in the National Interest, Professor Harvey M. Sapolsky penned an argument arguing for what he deemed “tailored proliferation”, where he argued that in order to counter Chinese interest in East Asia, the United States should encourage Australia, Japan, and South Korea to obtain nuclear weapons.  675 more words

East Asia