Nuclear-free aims of Obama, Abe conflict with messy reality

May 26, 2016 10:07 AM

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TOBA, Mie Prefecture--There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality.

When U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe make a historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday--the first time a sitting U.S. president has visited the site of the first atomic bomb attack--their words advocating nuclear disarmament will clash with real-world security necessities.

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