Japanese Mafia Accused of Trafficking Nuclear Materials
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.
The U.S. ally aims to strengthen its military capabilities amid heightened tensions with China and North Korea.
Minimizing HEU was a key goal of a multilateral effort to prevent nuclear terrorism.
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
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.
U.S., Japan Reaffirm Alliance in White House Meeting
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.
With the declining number of atomic bomb survivors, Hiroshima is leading efforts to share their experience for generations to come.
Seventy-one years afterward, a survivor recalls helping the wounded on August 6, 1945.
Seventy-five years on, the effects of the bombings haunt the survivors and inform the global debate about nuclear weapons and the ongoing pursuit of nuclear disarmament.
Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Deployment