Essay about Atomic Bombs On Cities Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

1326 Words May 6th, 2016 6 Pages
This paper will describe events that led to the decision to drop atomic bombs on cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and analyze its consequences in the context of Robert J. Aumann’s award-winning work on conflict and cooperation through game theory analysis. “There is no conflict like War and no cooperation like Peace.” The use of atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki introduced the world to a nuclear weapon race that evolved into a game, in which mutual distraction was at stake. Due to a number of reasons, Japan was chosen to be the testing area for the weapon used in the game.
In 1931, one of the Japan’s original motivations to go to war in Manchuria, was its attempt to concur territories that could provide its large population with stable food and oil supplies. Concerned with Japan becoming less dependent on the American food and oil import, United States, started to develop a habit of “protecting the democracy” and intruding foreign countries’ policy. United States tried to force Japan to withdraw from China: in July 1941 the United States, England, and the Dutch cut off trade with Japan. Japanese leaders, overwhelmed with such a bold extraneous interference and attempt to dictate other country’s policy, declared war on the United States by attacking its military naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Apparently, not every nation was ready to agree to American attempts to gain the status of international police.
After a series of lost battles in the Pacific…

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