For being SUPER POWER in the world, the country should have a strong leadership. USA does not ask for permission to attack anywhere in the world because they are SUPER POWER. can we imagine ourselves in that position ?
Secondly USA is answerable to its allies and the NATO. Also US Govt is definitely answerable to its public, more than anyone else. USA is NOT 'nirankush' as we say in Hindi.
During Worl War Two, USA's public did not want that America should join the war, in spite of UK and France constantly seeking its inervention. So, USA did not join the war ... until Pear Harbour happened.
It was so that Japan sent its planes in hundreds to Pearl Harbour, a harbour of Hawai which is a part of USA. thousands of Americans were killed, many ships anchored in harbour were destroyed and many housaes and buildings destroyed. It was then that the people of USA began demonstrating, demanding that America enter the war. American joined the war and (as it is a dialogue in Hindi movies, 'main badla le kar rahunga) dropped two atom bombs on Japan. First at Hiroshima and second one at Nagasaki. Th ...more