Wednesday, August 5, 2015

August 6 and 9, 1945: Reverberations Across Seventy Years

August 6 and 9 mark the 70th anniversary of the United States dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This mass destruction of civilians (not military targets, as President Truman alleged) has reverberated perversely across 7 decades, with the spread of nuclear weapons and the persistent pressure on Japan by the United States to abandon its post-war Peace Constitution.

More:  http://portside.org/2015-08-04/august-6-and-9-1945-reverberations-across-seventy-years#sthash.yJsvWJHF.dpuf

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