Country Resources

May 1, 2024

The U.S. reaffirmed its commitment to defend Japan “using its full capabilities.” 

March 13, 2024

Without awareness and understanding of the human catastrophe, it is easy for us to treat past events as dull, esoteric history textbook contents.

March 13, 2024

Japanese Mafia Accused of Trafficking Nuclear Materials

June 1, 2023

Japan’s defense policy has shifted from a postwar baseline of possessing just enough defensive capability to prevent a power vacuum from emerging in East Asia to one that aims to respond to specific threats.

March 1, 2023

In the midst of Russian nuclear threats in its war on Ukraine and an accelerating global nuclear arms competition, U.S. President Joe Biden and other leaders of the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialized states will convene for their 2023 summit in Hiroshima, Japan.

March 1, 2023

The U.S. ally aims to strengthen its military capabilities amid heightened tensions with China and North Korea. 


September 1, 2022

Minimizing HEU was a key goal of a multilateral effort to prevent nuclear terrorism.

July 29, 2022

Keynote Remarks by Daryl G. Kimball, executive director, for the "International Symposium for Peace: The Road to Nuclear Weapons Abolition," sponsored by Asahi Shimbun, Nagasaki city government, and the Nagasaki Foundation for the Promotion of Peace

June 1, 2022

At this time of heightened nuclear danger, responsible NPT states must act with urgency to reinforce norms against nuclear weapons, push back against Russia’s nuclear bullying, and strengthen their commitment to reverse the arms race, avoid nuclear war, and eliminate nuclear weapons.

May 1, 2021

U.S., Japan Reaffirm Alliance in White House Meeting

September 21, 2020
July 28, 2020

Seventy-five years ago, the nuclear age began with the world's first nuclear weapons test explosion in the New Mexico desert. In this annotated "silent film"-style video essay from the Arms Control Association, we learn about the events that transpired three weeks later with the atomic attacks on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 1, 2020

With the declining number of atomic bomb survivors, Hiroshima is leading efforts to share their experience for generations to come.

July 1, 2020

Seventy-one years afterward, a survivor recalls helping the wounded on August 6, 1945.