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Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Catholic News Agency story on the 70th anniversary of US atomic strikes on Japan. See below.

Tough lessons to learn from Hiroshima and Nagasaki: just war, nuclear disarmament

From: Catholic News Agency
Date: Aug. 6, 2015
Author: Kevin Jones

The 70th anniversary of the US atomic strikes on Japan has prompted reflection, commemoration, and debate about the ethics of war and the world’s nuclear arsenal.

“There’s no winning in nuclear war,” Maryann Cusimano Love, an international relations professor at the Catholic University of America, told CNA. Hiroshima and Nagasaki teach “how horrific nuclear war is.”

“Many folks are not aware of how many nuclear weapons remain with us today and how dangerous these arsenals are,” she continued. “That is why the Catholic Church has continued to argue that we have to get rid of nuclear weapons, that the presence of these weapons is very dangerous for human life and very destabilizing.”

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