Runit Dome caps a crater left by one of the 43 nuclear tests carried out on Runit Island in Enewetak, the Marshall Islands. Photo: AFP

How the US betrayed the Marshall Islands with its atomic testing

  • Between 1946 and 1958, the US detonated 67 nuclear bombs on, in and above the Pacific island chain
  • But island leaders say America has repeatedly failed to take ownership of the environmental catastrophe it left behind
Topic |   Pacific nations

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Runit Dome caps a crater left by one of the 43 nuclear tests carried out on Runit Island in Enewetak, the Marshall Islands. Photo: AFP
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