Aug 26, 2015

Former U.S. official urges vigilance on threat of nuclear war

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry underscored at a U.N. disarmament conference on Wednesday the need to visit Hiroshima, one of the two Japanese cities attacked by the U.S. with atomic bombs in 1945, to understand the reality of nuclear weapons. Perry warned ...

Full text of Nagasaki Peace Declaration

Aug 9, 2015

Full text of Nagasaki Peace Declaration

At 11:02 a.m., on the 9th August 1945, a single atomic bomb instantly reduced Nagasaki to a ruin. A vast amount of radiation passed through people’s bodies, and the city was struck by heat rays and a blast that defy imagination. 74,000 of the ...

Hiroshima atomic bombing should never be repeated, says U.S. diplomat

Aug 7, 2015

Hiroshima atomic bombing should never be repeated, says U.S. diplomat

A U.S. diplomat who attended this week’s 70th anniversary of the American atomic bombing of Hiroshima says nuclear weapons should never be used again. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller was the highest-ranking U.S. official at Thursday’s ceremony. Gottemoeller ...