Today is the anniversary of the dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki, nexium Japan. A stark reminder that despite all the rhetoric about the threat of Iraq and Iran's non-existent weapons of mass destruction, nexium one and only one nation has ever used nuclear weapons on a civilian population, nexium and that nation is the United States of America. Despite propaganda about necessity and live saved by use of the bomb, nexium history records and declassified information reveal Japan knew the war was lost and had already decided to surrender by the time the bomb was used. But Truman went ahead with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, nexium  primarily to demonstrate to the rest of the world, nexium and the USSR in particular, nexium that the USA had the political will to use such weapons. Nexium So, nexium for the United States to in any way speak critically of other nations' desire to build such weapons, nexium is as we can now see, nexium  the pot calling the kettle black. Nexium Always interesting commentary at :