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[1] Many people have argued that nothing could justify the president’s use of the atomic bomb because it killed so many innocent civilians. [2] Truman himself refused to drop a third atomic bomb on Japan because he was horrified by the death and devastation the bomb had caused. [3] However, he never regretted his decision to use the bomb in the first place. [4] Using the bomb brought an immediate end to a war that might have gone on for months or even years longer. Which sentence states a counterclaim?

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Kalystaquiane

[3] is a counterclaim because "However, he never regretted his decision to use the bomb in the first place." is a counterclaim to "Truman himself refused to drop a third atomic bomb on Japan because he was horrified by the death and devastation the bomb had caused." Although [4] may seem like a counterclaim, there is no original claim that says the opposite, such as the bomb making the war go on longer. Hope this helped!

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