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ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: Scholars Speak Out Against ‘Unnecessary’ Attacks

  Japan was ready to surrender, making the atomic bombings of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, and Nagasaki two days later, totally unnecessary and morally indefensible, say a panel of scholars in two video discussions. By Consortium News The debate … Continue reading

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Were the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki a War Crime and a Crime Against Humanity?

By Rossen Vassilev Jr. Source: Global Research 74 Years Ago, the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 Was President Harry Truman “a murderer,” as the renowned British analytic philosopher Gertrude Elizabeth Anscombe once charged? Were the atomic bombings of … Continue reading

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America’s Barbaric Logic of Hiroshima 70 Years On

By Finnian Cunningham Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Even if we accept that there was a plausible military imperative to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki – to bring about a swift defeat of Japan and thus an end … Continue reading

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