Leaders of Japan, South Korea to Visit Memorial to Korean Victims of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing
By Takahashi Kosuke
A visit by Kishida and Yoon to the Monument in Memory of the Korean Victims of the A-bomb will mark a watershed in the historic reconciliation between the two nations.
Managing the G7 Hiroshima Summit
By KAWASHIMA Shin
Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio faces a challenging task.
‘Hey, Let’s Forget That’: No US Apology for the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
By Olivia Tasevski
75 years later, the U.S. remains committed to its narrative that the bombings were necessary and justified -- and that no apology is necessary to the victims.
Hiroshima at 75: A Painful Legacy Tempered by Hope and a Treaty
By Jon Letman
75 years later, Japan’s atomic bomb survivors – the hibakusha – still remember the day in devastating detail.
Japan Holds Firm Against Nuclear Ban Treaty on Anniversary of Nuclear Bombings
By Daniel Hurst
Shinzo Abe insists that the treaty is unrealistic, but civil society is pushing back.
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
By Haruo Tohmatsu
The island of Iwo Jima plays an important role in U.S.-Japan reconciliation.
Obama And Hiroshima: Symbolism And Substance
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Gregory Kulacki
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
By Yuki Tatsumi
Japan will need to be careful not to let Obama's visit overshadow the G7 Summit.
Obama to Make Historic Visit to Hiroshima
By Catherine Putz
Both domestic and international audiences will be watching the visit for an apology.
Kerry Becomes First US Secretary to Visit Hiroshima
By Shannon Tiezzi
Kerry's trip, made with the other G7 foreign minsters, could pave the way for a visit by Obama in May.
Japan's Nuclear Weapons Conundrum
By Mina Pollmann
Even while Japan pushes for a world free of nuclear weapons, it recognizes the importance of a nuclear deterrence.
Weapons of Mass Destruction: How Will They Remember Us?
By Usman Khan
At a time of rising tensions in the Asia-Pacific, it is wise to recall the lessons of the past.