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Sep 05, 2017 - 1:28 PM

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Aug 08, 2017 - 12:30 PM

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Hugs and tears: Obama meets A-bomb survivors in Hiroshima

May 27, 2016 - 9:41 PM

Two men who suffered horrific injuries in the world s first nuclear strike seven decades ago come face to face with the present day commander in chief of the country that launched the attack And one of them gets a hug

HUG. US President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Moria, survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, during a visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 27, 2016. Photo by Jim Watson / AFP

Atomic bomb still scars Hiroshima, 7 decades later

Aug 05, 2015 - 1:43 PM

Seven decades since the attack the city of 1 2 million people is once again thriving as a commercial hub but the scars of the bombing – physical and emotional – still remain

RUINS. An undated handout image released by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum of the Hiroshima A-bomb Dome, originally the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, photographed by US military following the atomic bomb drop on Hiroshima, Japan. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum handout/EPA

70 years on, few Americans regret Enola Gay's mission

Aug 05, 2015 - 10:35 AM

Using the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan was hugely popular with war weary Americans at the time – and 70 years on a majority today still think it was the right thing to do

ATOMIC BOMB. A handout photograph made available by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum of the Hiroshima A-bomb blast photographed by the US military on August 6, 1945. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum handout/EPA

Optimism remains despite tough Iran nuclear talks

May 17, 2014 - 8:59 PM

At the heart of the debate is uranium enrichment which can provide nuclear fuel but also the fissile core of a nuclear bomb

NUCLEAR TALKS. Austrian President Heinz Fischer (L) welcomes Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif (R), at the Hofburg in Vienna, Austria, 15 May 2014. Photo by Peter Lechner/EPA

Iran dents UN nuclear watchdog hopes of access to key site

Jan 09, 2013 - 9:26 PM

The IAEA has been trying to reach agreement with Iran on a structured approach to allow inspectors to conduct spot checks on sites not covered by the treaty

Graphic by the Atlantic Council