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Atomic Bombings at 75: Scholars Speak Out Against ‘Unnecessary’ Attacks
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Atomic Bombings at 75: Scholars Speak Out Against ‘Unnecessary’ Attacks
August 3, 2020

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.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki as Collateral Damage
July 21, 2020

The myth that the atomic bombing prevented thousands of American deaths is mere propaganda still believed by most Americans to this day.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki as Collateral Damage
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Signs U.S. International Power Is Declining
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Signs U.S. International Power Is Declining
June 30, 2020

The possible withdrawal of Japan from its existing anti-Russian alliance with the U.S. could turn out to be yet another indication that The American Century is in the process of ending.

Why East Beat West on COVID-19
May 17, 2020

The virus originated in East Asia, but no East Asian nation makes the top 10 list. The world’s most populous nation, China, is in 11th place. The East-West divergence in fatality rates is even starker.

Why East Beat West on COVID-19
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Tokyo’s Trumpian Trade Troubles
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Tokyo’s Trumpian Trade Troubles
November 19, 2019

In an anxiously awaited speech on his China trade war this week, US President Donald Trump spent a surprising amount of time talking about – well, Japan.

Japan and Germany Hysterically Race to Shut Down Nuclear Power (and Their Sovereignty)
September 10, 2019

Since the shutdown Japan has been forced to increase its imports of oil, natural gas and coal. This dependency has not only subject it to the whims of the speculative markets, but also to the uncertain stability of the Middle East oil production.

Japan and Germany Hysterically Race to Shut Down Nuclear Power (and Their Sovereignty)
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South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
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South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
September 6, 2019

The basic problem is that Japanese and Koreans are highly nationalistic. And nationalists don’t always like each other.

Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started
August 16, 2019

Today, wars are a fight for survival and the countries that conquer the higher altitude regions with livable climates and natural resources will remain after over-populated coastal areas succumb to oceanic deluges.

Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started
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