Mapping Faultlines: 76 years after Hiroshima, nuclear threat still looms large

76 years after Hiroshima, humanity still faces the threat of nuclear annihilation. Treaties which reduced the threat have expired mainly due to the the intransigence of the US. Prabir Purkayastha looks at these issues

August 06, 2021 by Newsclick

76 years after the first atom bomb was dropped in Hiroshima, humanity still faces the threat of nuclear annihilation. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the treaties – past and present –designed to prevent a nuclear war. He also talks about the recent Russia-US talks and the risk of hypersonic weapons.

Map: Based on information from SIPRI

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