The Visit of US President Obama to Hiroshima Not Enough – Harun Elbinawi

by Harun Elbinawi,

On exactly 6th August, 1945 while Japan was on the verge of surrender the US regime dropped the first Atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima instantly killing more than 150,000 women and children. Three days latter the US regime dropped another Atomic bomb on Nagasaki killing more than 100,000 Japanese women and children. This was not war, this was atomic genocide of civilians…

The US Atomic bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki in 1945 were among the most heinous war crimes in human history. More than 300,000 Civilians that were mostly women, children and the aged were inhumanly slaughtered in the Atomic bombs attacks on the two #Japanese cities.

And to underlined the arrogance of the successive US regimes, there was no apology to the Japanese people and humanity to this day. Another hundreds of thousands of Japanese were deformed for life due to the effect of that nuclear attacks. The successive US regimes have always presented flimsy excuses that were unconvincing to even their supporters to justify these nuclear Holocaust of defenseless Japanese women and children.

The world should not also forgot the Orange Yellow Chemical attacks by the US forces during the Vietnam War, hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese were killed in those attacks and more of that deformed for life.

It is also important to note that during the bloody Iran-Iraq war when the Saddam Iraqi regime was on the verge of defeat the US regime gave Iraq materials of making chemical weapons, the CIA recently declassified documents that proved the role of the US government. Tens of thousands of Iranian soldiers and civilians were killed in those chemical attacks by the Saddam regime. The Iraqis that opposed the Iraqi dictator Saddam were not spared either, the Kurdish Iraqi city of Halabja was attacked with chemical weapons and more than 5,000 civilians were killed within some few hours. All these thanks to the US regime that supplied those chemical weapons materials to Iraq!

Another dangerous region that is threatened with nuclear weapons is the Middle East where the bloodthirsty and murderous Israeli regime is the sole possessor of hundreds of nuclear warheads that pose genocidal threats to the people of that region. The world expect that after the successful completion of the Iran Deal the international community will turn to the Israeli nukes and strip that murderous regime of those inhuman weapons but that did not happen primarily due to the hypocrisy and double standards of Western powers.

The world will definitely be a better place without the inhuman nuclear and chemical weapons that are primarily meant for mass-murder of large civilian populations. Genocide of civilian population is not war, that is war crime that should be rejected by the whole humanity.

Today both the US and Russia possess nuclear weapons that can destroy the whole world over-and-over again and these two regimes are not even thinking of eliminating these inhuman weapons. Sadly every year they budget millions of dollars to modernize their nuclear arsenals that threatened the whole of humanity.

Harun Elbinawi
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