From the Archives: There is just one scenario in which Israel would relinquish its nuclear weapons and it seems further from reality than ever, wrote Joe Lauria on May 4, 2015.
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Trump’s Pernicious Military Legacy
Michael Klare says it’s impossible to overstate the significance of the Pentagon’s shift in posture during the term of the outgoing president.
As Trump Aims Fresh US Aggression at Iran, How Many Surprises Can This October Hold?
Along with new suffering Iran’s people, the latest provocation could quickly escalate danger if, for e.g., the U.S. forcibly board and “inspect” a ship, writes Phyllis Bennis.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: The Mystery of the Nagasaki Bomb
On Aug. 9, 1945, as Japan’s high command met on surrender plans, the U.S. dropped a second bomb on Nagasaki killing 74,000 people instantly, a decision that’s never been adequately explained, writes John LaForge.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: The Very Un-Christian Nagasaki Bomb
An all-Christian American crew used the steeple of Japan’s most prominent Christian church as the target for an act of unspeakable barbarism, writes Gary G. Kohls.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: The Darkness of August 9
During WWII, Aug. 9 saw barbarities inflicted on innocents, from gassing a Jewish Carmelite nun to beheading a German Christian war protester to the incineration of Japan’s most Christian city, Gary Kohls writes.
COVID-19: A New Appeal Against Preparations for War
In response to the atmosphere of war that the U.S. is creating during the Great Lockdown, Vijay Prashad and Abdallah El Harif are issuing a fresh appeal for peace.
Nuclear War Could Devastate US, Even if No One Shoots Back
Washington could only safely use a fraction of its arsenal without killing Americans with an unintended adverse series of cascading environmental effects, writes Joshua M. Pearce.
The Human Cost of War on Iran
Left out of the frame of U.S. military strategists is the certainty of mass human suffering, a reality forgotten since the days of the Vietnam War, wrote former U.S. intelligence analyst Elizabeth Murray back in Aug. 2012.
Pelosi and McConnell Crank Up NATO Madness
Norman Solomon calls for all forms of pushback against a militarized political culture welcoming a NATO chief to Congress this week.