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The Entergy Nuclear company of Jackson, Missippippi, with the blessing
of the Bush Administration, is seeking preliminary approval to add one
or two new nuclear reactors to its existing reactor

The Senate backed down from its "nuclear option." But would Bush actually reach for his?

At the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty review
conference, two groups are colliding.

In a more just universe, the right-wingers wouldgive reporters the credit they so richly deserve.

If America had agreed to a nuclear-free world, we wouldn't face threats today.

Trying to follow the US policy on the proliferation of nuclear weapons is like watching a three-card monte game on a city street corner. Except the stakes are higher.

If it had been even a primitive nuclear weapon that hit the World Trade Center three years ago, hundreds of thousands of people would have died instead of fewer than 3,000, and the free society w

Blogs

If the great Hiroshima novel remains unwritten, a number of major poets have written brilliantly on nuclear concerns.

August 16, 2011

If there are any serious novels exploring the decision to drop the Bomb, or the Enola Gay's mission to Hiroshima, no bibliographer has yet uncovered them.

August 15, 2011

The five photographs that broke the long media blackout on graphic images from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

August 12, 2011

While no American president has ever visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki while in office, Barack Obama has taken the surprising step of at least expressing a desire to go to the two cities.

August 10, 2011

Survivors of the first nuclear tragedies are now campaigning not only against nuclear weapons, but now also against the dangers of nuclear power.

August 9, 2011

In many ways, Nagasaki is the modern A-bomb city, the city with perhaps the most meaning for us today.

August 9, 2011

What became of one-quarter of the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.

August 7, 2011

On August 6, 1945, President Harry S. Truman faced the task of telling the press that the United States had used a revolutionary new weapon of extraordinary destructive power.

August 5, 2011

Few American know that among the tens of thousands victims in Hiroshima were at least a dozen and perhaps more American prisoners of war.

August 5, 2011

A look back at the leadup to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

August 4, 2011