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I'm an independent scholar who has written about nuclear weapons issues for 25 years. I've been published in International Security, Dissent, and The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. I believe that nuclear weapons are not very useful and that that is the best argument for abolishing them.
Monday, August 6, 2007(15 comments)
Hiroshima and nuclear weapons
Based on new historical research the nuclear weapons used against Hiroshima and Nagasaki did not coerce the Japanese to surrender. This reinterpretation fundamentally challenges our view of nuclear weapons and their usefulness.