CRANES FOR OUR FUTURE CAMPAIGN MARKS 78TH ANNIVERSARIES OF U.S. ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF JAPAN August 6 and 9 this year marked the 78th anniversaries of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings. For the third year in a row, the Center participated in the #CranesForOurFuture campaign that was launched in 2021 by Hiroshima Prefecture, Nagasaki Prefecture, the Nuclear Threat […]
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‘OPPENHEIMER’ MOVIE: FURTHER READING AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW ENGAGEMENT Oppenheimer, a film by Christopher Nolan about the man known as the Father of the Atomic Bomb, hit theaters this past weekend and, along with Barbie as part of the “Barbenheimer” cultural phenomenon, broke box office records. American Prometheus, the book on which Oppenheimer is based, is back on best-selling charts […]
LONGTIME ANTI-NUCLEAR ACTIVIST DANIEL ELLSBERG HAS DIED Daniel Ellsberg, the man best known for leaking the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, died Friday. Ellsberg was a longtime anti-war and anti-nuclear weapons activist who when he announced his decision to decline chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer in March pledged to spend the time he had left speaking […]
G7 IN HIROSHIMA WAS OPPORTUNITY FOR BIDEN TO LEAD ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT President Joe Biden joined world leaders in Hiroshima for the G7 Summit this month, providing ample opportunities for the leaders to acknowledge the harms nuclear weapons cause and commit to preventing future nuclear risks. In an op-ed, in the press and through letters to the White […]
RUSSIA THREATENS TO STATION TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN BELARUS The Kremlin issued yet another nuclear threat last month by announcing it plans to station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. This follows the transfer of deployment vehicles including Iskander missile systems. The strategic value of such a move is questionable though. One senior administration official reportedly said that […]