Unformatted text preview: Even if they weren’t going to surrender, we still had the Soviets ready to enter the war further pushing them to defeat. Even a warning could have caused them to surrender. Before taking such a large amount of lives, all other options should have been completely exhausted. To drop a nuclear weapon, all the details and other options should be closely looked at. Such a large decision should not be taken for prestige but for the best interest of the whole world. Granted I don’t have all the information that you and the pentagon have, but with the facts that I do know it seems that dropping the bomb wasn’t the best decision. Not only does it make us look like a bully to the rest of the world, but it does to our own nation. Sincerely Karna Upadhyay...
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- Spring '09
- English, japan, Nuclear weapon, Laws of war, Karna Upadhyay, Dear President Truman