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Obama’s Hiroshima Visit Is a Reminder that Atomic Bombs Weren’t What Won the War

Gar Alperovitz

Our co-founder Gar Alperovitz writes to unravel the myths surrounding the U.S. deployment of the atomic bomb in light of President Obama's visit to Japan:

U.S. President Barack Obama’s forthcoming visit to Hiroshima offers an opportunity to reconsider some of the myths surrounding the historic decision to use the atomic bomb. Such reconsideration also helps focus attention on how we can avoid any future use of weapons that are now thousands of times more powerful than the ones used in 1945... Read full article.