The Pros And Cons Of Atomic Bomb

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Ever since the beginning of human civilization, man has struggled to gain power. He has taken steps that have led to devastation and misery. Yet, man continues to repeat his mistakes and does not learn from his experiences or the experiences of others for that matter. In the year 1945, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by United States of America, an order approved by the then president Harry S. Truman, which burnt to the death of millions of people. Shortly, people all around the world started questioning the new rules of carrying out 4th generation warfare. The government officials showed their concerns regarding the use of nuclear nukes and technology and even tried to convince Harry S. Truman that the outcomes of a nuclear attack would be catastrophic. Though both United States of America and Japan wanted to achieve global peace, yet the goal could not be achieved. While there have been various paradoxes concerning this matter, Harry S. Truman’s initiative to bomb the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not reasonable in my opinion, because to ensure the…show more content…
A treacherous race of terror started soon after the decision was materialized. Some critics are of the opinion that Japanese were ready to surrender and that the decision of dropping atomic bombs was utterly pointless. Militarists view it as discrimination on the basis of ethnicity as no such violent act has ever been committed against white people. On the other hand, the diplomats of America had clandestine objectives. In order to contain the Soviets, the atomic bomb was used to deliver a message that they should not underestimate the Americans, who are capable of defending themselves and can go to any extent in order to preserve their sovereignty. So, the attacks on Japan can be regarded as the catalytic events of the Cold War
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