Course Hero Logo

discussion #8 amh2020.docx - Question One The United...

Course Hero uses AI to attempt to automatically extract content from documents to surface to you and others so you can study better, e.g., in search results, to enrich docs, and more. This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

Question OneThe United States' decision to use an atomic bomb against Japan in the Second WorldWar has been a subject of numerous debates. Critics often suggest the US decision was morallyirresponsible because it endangered the surveillance lives (Stoff et al., 2018). However, Stoff etal. (2018) add that this argument is countered with the claim that the US actions were justifiedbecause they led to the end of the Second World War and completely changed how internationalrelations were conducted. This discussion explores the explanations given to support the UnitedStates' decision to drop the atomic bomb in Japan and respond to these explanations.Although the decision to drop the atomic bomb in Japan was unethical, it was justifiedbecause it was the quickest and most reasonable way for the United States to end the war.According to Stoff et al. (2018), President Harry Truman felt that the decision was necessary tocompel Japan to surrender without conditions that would end the war. The decision was taken

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 3 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
NoProfessor

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture