Anything is possible. Even if, for the time being, it is just a verbal escalation, there is no guarantee that a nuclear war will not break out between the United States and North Korea.
President Obama made his first visit to Hiroshima as president of the United States, where he stated, “We must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without [nuclear weapons].” As the only country that has used nuclear weapons, and as the top major power to possess nuclear weapons, this is [Read more]
An appeal for the eradication of weapons of mass destruction is easy and yet promises nothing, particularly when such a plea comes from a potential nuclear arms proliferator that isn’t ready to make the gesture that would convince us of its good faith, namely by reducing an arsenal capable of destroying the planet 100 times over.
The memory of the use of the first nuclear bomb that brought the second great global inferno to an end continues to weigh on the collective consciousness despite the passing of more than 71 years since the tragic military intervention that obliterated the civilian population. Not only for the nuclear bombing, but in [Read more]
Obama has chosen not to offer any apologies, to the great relief of Shinzo Abe and the Japanese elite, as this tragedy continues to cover up Japan’s real role during the war.
The end to nuclear weapons will also require a political and economic revolution.
On May 27, U.S. President Obama will be making a trip to Hiroshima, Japan – the site where the United States dropped an atomic bomb during World War II. Obama will be the first U.S. president to make this visit. The White House stated that the purpose is not to apologize about the bombing, but to support the cause of [Read more]
The sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of innocent Japanese was an investment made by the American military-industrial complex to show who effectively won World War II and, most of all, who would win in following wars — that is, who would reign supreme over the world.