Tag Archives: Nuclear Weapons
The government, with the cooperation and collaboration of the media, used propaganda to justify the use of atomic bombs against Japan. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 6, 2015 I was only nine months old when … finish reading :
Propaganda and the atomic bomb 70 years later
The U.S. and Russia are modernizing, improving, and extending the longevity by decades of the three prongs of their nuclear war triad. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2014 A quarter century after the Cold … finish reading :
Bury the bomb before it buries us
Will Israel strike? Image from Gestetner Updates.Bombing Iran:Will they or won’t they? Iran insists it is not producing or about to produce nuclear weapons… Israel is known to possess at least 200 nuclear weapons and delivery systems. By Jack A. … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Will Israel Bomb Iran?
Political cartoon by Matson / Roll Call. UPDATE: December 22, 2010 — The New START arms control treaty with Russia was ratified by the Senate today by a 71-26 vote, with 13 Republicans crossing the aisle to support it. But … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Republicans Play Political Football With START Treaty
The space between the pillars:Awesome days of awe By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / August 7, 2010 August 6th: Hiroshima. August 9th: Nagasaki. Three days in between. The days between close-set giant pillars take on special significance. Whatever … finish reading Marc Estrin : Awesome Days of Awe
And the empire was off and running: The first atomic bomb (“Little Boy”) on trailer cradle in pit. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.Think outside the bomb:No nukes? No empire. By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / June 21, 2010 [A … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Vultures and the Hawks
Image from Crusader Rabbit.UT non-proliferation ‘expert’ calls forMilitary strikes against Iran nuclear facilities [Alan J. Kuperman is] ‘director of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Program at the University of Texas at Austin,’ but his Christmas eve call to war relies on … finish reading UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes
During Iranian street demonstrations this summer a protester displays a photo of Mohammed Mossadegh, deposed by the Americans and the British in 1953 and replaced with the much-hated Shah Reza Pahlavi. Photo posted on Daily Kos, June 19, 2009. Who … finish reading Israel and Iran : A Countdown to Tragedy?
President Obama discusses talks with Iran in Geneva, at White House Oct. 1, 2009. Photo by AFP.Is Obama putting Ahmadinejad on the defensive?The complex question of Iran’s nuclear plans By Steve Weissman / The Rag Blog / October 4, 2009 … finish reading Obama Plays Nuclear Chess with Iran
Uranium enrichment facility near the holy city of Qom in Iran. Photo from Reuters.How many secret nuclear sites does Iran have? Secret facilities that evade the IAEA’s cameras and measuring devices can have only one purpose — to create nuclear … finish reading Iran’s Covert Nuke Sites : How Many Are There?
Senior General Than Shwe, Burmese head of state.Nuclear weapons for Burma? It will do no one any good, including the Burmese people, to allow these bloodthirsty nuts to get nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them. By Ted McLaughlin … finish reading A Nuclear Burma? My Oh Myanmar
Hiroshima: Ten Years Later. “I’m Just Waiting For Death.” Those are the words of Mrs. Yoskio Nishikawa, 43, bedridden “A-Bomb widow” who lives on $22 a month in charity. Yukiko, 15, one of her four children, cools her forehead with … finish reading Obama’s Non-Nuclear World: A Hiroshima Survivor’s Thoughts