70 years after Hiroshima, world marching toward the unthinkable

Clay Whitehead and Neil Offen: The Obama administration supports replacing 100 nuclear bombers ($550 million each) and 12 nuclear submarines ($6.6 billion per vessel) with 16 nuclear warheads, over the next three decades transferring about $1 trillion from the American people to the nuclear arms industry.


For next 70 years, Japan should be world’s peacemaker

Simon Partner: Now, 70 years after Japan’s defeat in World War II, is indeed the time to imagine a role for a more assertive Japan, in both East Asia and the rest of the world. But it should not be as a military power. Japan’s role for the next 70 years should be as a global peacemaker.

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