• Truman’s war crimes at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Aug 10, 2020 15:15

    This month marks the 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. While proponents of the bombings have long justified them on the basis that they shortened World War II, the fact is that they were war crimes. The only reason why former US President Harry S. Truman and the pilots who dropped the bombs were not prosecuted as war criminals is because the United States ended up winning the war.

  • 80 lawmakers demand Trump ditch any thought of resuming 'dangerously provocative' nuclear tests

    Jun 12, 2020 08:50

    A group of 80 Democratic federal lawmakers on Monday called on US President Donald Trump to drop his reported consideration of atomic bomb nuclear testing, calling it an "awful" and "dangerously provocative" proposal that could give rise to "a new nuclear arms race."

  • Nuclear disarmament possible, a legally binding obligation

    May 13, 2020 14:28

    Three international conferences on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, in 2013 and 2014, concluded that irrespective of its cause, the impact of nuclear detonations will not be limited to national boundaries but would cause deep, lasting and potentially irreversible harm to the environment, human health and well-being, as well as to socioeconomic development and social order, threatening the very survival of our species.

  • Iran at forefront of push for nuclear-weapons-free West Asia

    Dec 02, 2019 11:14

    Ending weapons of mass destruction possession and use in West Asia has to be a vital priority for every country. For this Zionist regime of Israel should be held to account too.

  • Islam forbids WMDs; science without ethics “self-destructive”

    Oct 13, 2019 15:29

    The recent speech of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, with its emphasis on the need for the protective cover of religious and ethical values for scientific and technological developments in order to prevent their catastrophic effects on human life and the environment, has had a worldwide impact, especially since he again ruled the manufacture of the atom bomb as “haraam’ or religiously forbidden.

  • Hiroshima and the new arms race – no winners

    Aug 12, 2019 15:24

    Three quarters of a century has passed since the state terrorism of the US in dropping atomic bombs on the unsuspecting Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, while World War 2 was almost over, as a field test to devilishly determine what catastrophe these radioactive weapons of mass destruction would have on human beings, animals, the soil, and water resources, but it seems the world has still not learned the lessons of this grave crime against humanity.

  • India’s vanishing nuclear scientists

    Jul 30, 2019 16:35

    Nuclear scientists were among the world’s most coveted assets during and after World War II, so much so that powerful nations engaged in a tug-of-war on the European playground to claim as many as possible.

  • Trump’s nominee for top US military commander calls for nuclear buildup to confront China

    Jul 16, 2019 15:52

    In testimony before the US Senate Armed Service Committee, General Mark Milley, Trump’s nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called for a major buildup of the US nuclear arsenal, while identifying China as the main target of US imperialism’s war machine.

  • If Trump really wants to talk to Iran, here's what he should do

    May 31, 2019 09:01

    The American president needs de-escalate militarily and economically, ignoring the usurper regime of Israel and the Saudis if he really wants to talk to Iran. Trita Parsi is the author of Losing an Enemy - Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy. He teaches at Georgetown University.

  • US missile treaty withdrawal sparks global nuclear arms race

    Feb 25, 2019 17:17

    A half-century after the Cuban Missile crisis that brought human civilization to within a hair’s breadth of destruction, Washington is fueling a global nuclear standoff that is, if anything, even more dangerous.