Policy Memo Assignment (1)in on March 23, 2023
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It is July 15, 1945. President Truman has asked you to prepare a decision memo for him discussing whether – as well as where (i.e. what kind of target) and how (i.e. whether to give the enemy advance warning, etc.) – to use the gadget.
To assist you in this task, your aide has provided you with some background materials in the form of three documents (see below). Using these materials, make a recommendation to the president.
Using the template provided, write a decision memo addressing the prompt below.
|Link to Resource||https://highlynriched.com/downloads/memo-assignment/|
|Topic / Subject Matter||Nuclear Weapons|
|Skillset||Crisis Decision Making, Critical Thinking, Strategy|
|Lens / Approach / Method||Historical, Policy Relevant|
|Content Tag||Policy Memo Assignment|
|Minimum Number of Participants||1|
|Maximum Number of Participants||1|
|Group or Individual||Groups, Individuals|
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|Number of Leaders|
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Documents for Policy Memo: