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A year later, Trump's world tests audacity of nuclear-free hope

Idealism pushed aside by Trump's America-first mantra, defiant North Korea

Obama spoke in Hiroshima last May, marking the first visit to the city by a sitting U.S. president.

TOKYO -- One year after then-U.S. President Barack Obama prodded mankind to dream of a future without nuclear weapons in Hiroshima, the world looks like a different place.

Obama's successor, Donald Trump, has preached about the need to bolster nuclear capabilities, and North Korea is continuing to hone its nuclear and missile technologies.

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