Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality

May 26, 2016 6:42 AM

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TOBA, Japan — There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there’s the messy reality.

When U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese 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 necessi...

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