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Tag: Nuclear War
  • Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Sixty-seven years ago this week, in 1945, our government, under the tenure of Harry S. Truman, dropped two nuclear bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. According to the conventional narrative, these bombings were justified. They were necessary, but difficult, decisions made by the Truman administration. This narrative often goes unchallenged, despite …

  • “Commerce and Honest Friendship”

    Thomas Jefferson famously said, “I deem [one of] the essential principles of our government [to be] peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none.” If only the foreign policy wonks in Washington had heeded to Mr. Jefferson’s advice, the United States would not be trying to starve Iran into submission. Or fight …