ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

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.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more