August 25, 2020
‘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.
August 18, 2018
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.
April 16, 2016
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.
April 12, 2016
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.
August 12, 2015
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?
August 08, 2015
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.