On Hiroshima Day, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes why remain so unconcerned despite living in a world with 13,000 nuclear weapons and multiple flashpoints
A recent surge of COVID-19 infections in the Okinawa, Hiroshima and Yamaguchi prefectures has been connected to the presence of US military bases in Japan
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
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the impact of the Nagasaki nuclear bombing, especially on global politics and the Cold War that followed it
It is difficult to believe that the US view of the justness of its possession of nuclear power, while threatening others, is not underpinned by the belief of many in white supremacy
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the state of the nuclear threat 75 years after the first atom bomb was dropped in Hiroshima.
After three quarters of a century of the nuclear bombings, the Japanese people continue to resist creeping militarism and right-ward tilt. The government of Shinzo Abe has been pushing for expanding military power
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To this day, we are under the threat of nuclear war.
Today is the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test, the Trinity test which was the culmination of the Manhattan project.
In a campaign speech in Rajasthan on April 22, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi casually threatened Pakistan with the use of nuclear bombs, saying India’s nuclear arsenal has not been saved for Diwali.
Where is Trump’s ‘my nuclear button bigger than yours’ rhetoric taking the world to? And Has nuclear proliferation treaty helped in moving towards disarmament?