Tag Archive for North Korea

Proliferation, or nonproliferation

The larger issue behind North Korea’s nuclear testing is whether the world’s existing atomic powers insist on keeping their arsenals. Thanks to YES! Magazine, I got a chance to write about that from Hiroshima perspective. The article, brings together the…

Nuking a peace constitution?

One of the real threats looming behind North Korea’s nuclear test is its possible exploitation by those Japanese political leaders bent on a more aggressive military posture. You can’t blame anyone from worrying about a neighbor like North Korea. But…

North Korea’s test

The nuclear test by North Korea has caused dismay, anxiety and anger among survivors of the atomic attack on Hiroshima. One of the national daily papers, Mainichi Shimbun, sent a reporter to interview one of my favorite sources for my…