Perspective on the Middle East, War and Peace

  We the people:

"We", those Americans who believe USA foreign policy should be a reflection of our national character: justice, peace, respect for human life, and fair treatment of all other nations.

We, the people of this world, share a common interest in freedom of expression, freedom of press, freedom of choice of religion or freedom from religion, pursuit of good life, and peace at home and among nations.

We are those who are angry at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people. We are those who work for justice, freedom and peace.

The Bill of Rights: Amendment I, Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."

Human Rights

The future of our civilization is at risk of global annihilation by nuclear, biological and chemical arsenals of nations. For the civilization to survive, we must eliminate the nuclear arsenals and rely on the International Court and the United Nations to resolve the conflicts.

Nuclear Bomb and Our Civilization

President Harry Truman in 1946 gave this statement about nuclear bomb:

" It is a terrible weapon, and it should not be used on innocent men, women and children who have nothing whatever to do with this military aggression. That happens when it is used."

He was referring to using the bomb on Japan.


There are currently nine states that have successfully detonated nuclear weapons: the United States, Russia (successor state to the Soviet Union), the United Kingdom, France, and China, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel. All these nations have both chemical and biological weapons. Only the United States has used nuclear bombs, both on Japan. North Korea has recently tested a crude nuclear bomb.



Nuclear Warheads                 2008                  2000

US                                            9552              10577

Russia                                 12987             21000

UK                                      192                 185

China                                 176                 400

France                                300                  350

India                                    75                     0

Pakistan                              90                     0

Israel                                  200                   0

North Korea                      2                        0



President Truman said:

"Starting an atomic war is totally unthinkable for rational men."

[Truman, public Papers]
Tsutomu Yamaguchi:
"If there exists a GOD who protects
nuclear-free eternal peace
the blue earth won't perish"
Tsutomuc Yamaguchi, nijyuu hibakusha, a double victim of the atom bomb, died from cancer on January 6th, 2010, at age 93. He was exposed to radiation from both Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs.