“Hiroshima, Nagasaki weren’t cause of Japan’s surrender”: historian Ward Wilson

BASIC Senior Fellow Ward Wilson was interviewed on Russia Today to discuss the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. While the conventional narrative claims that the gruesome event led to the capitulation of Japan and the end of WWII, new evidence suggests that the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not decisive. What implications does this have for the strategy of nuclear deterrence and the value of nuclear weapons in modern geopolitics?

Interview with Paul Ingram, Executive Director of the British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Paul Ingram's interview with the International Relations and Security Network was published on the Maryland Leader. The interview covered BASIC's mission, our new Next Generation project and Paul's comments on the recent Scottish independence referendum and its impacts on the debate on Britain's nuclear deterrent.