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comment Why did the US drop nuclear bombs on a weakened Japan?
@LennartRegebro I haven't seen any info suggesting that half of the Japanese military leadership considered continuing to fight after the dropping of the two bombs. Not to say that your claim isn't true, I'm just not aware of it. Even in that case there is still significant reason to doubt that Japanese morale among the rank & file would allow continuation of the conflict even before the bombs were dropped. All of this is alt. history and open to speculation. Regardless, given a complex geopolitical situation such as this there was certainly more than one simple motivation for the bombing.
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comment Decline of the Spanish empire?
While I still feel that the question is poorly phrased I think the answers provided are both of high quality and diverse enough to warrant re-opening. I would recommend to @Ovi that they ask more specific questions.
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comment Decline of the Spanish empire?
This question is way too broad and as such I feel that it needs to be closed. I would recommend that anyone interested should look for books on the subject. I came across this one (goodreads.com/book/show/…) during a quick google search. I'm sure that more can be found with the aid of a librarian.