US Foreign Policy: Between Revenge and Mercy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Prof. Zachary Shore.
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.
‘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.
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.
Should President Obama Visit Hiroshima?
By Gi-Wook Shin and Daniel Sneider
If framed correctly, a presidential visit could advance historical reconciliation throughout Northeast Asia.
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.
Colonialism, Invasion, and Atomic Bombs: Asia’s Divergent Histories
By Gi-Wook Shin
When will Asians be able to celebrate shared memories of war and colonialism?
Atomic Remembrance and Japan's Security Reform Debate
By Mina Pollmann
The 70th anniversary of the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki is a focal point for opponents of defense reform.