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The Place of the United States in a World Organization for the Maintenance of Peace Volume 96-98 (Paperback) Loot Price: R472
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The Place of the United States in a World Organization for the Maintenance of Peace Volume 96-98 (Paperback): American Academy...

The Place of the United States in a World Organization for the Maintenance of Peace Volume 96-98 (Paperback)

American Academy of Science

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...particularly in reference to that controversy out of which grew an action by the United States which crushed what was one of the most promising organs of international cooperation in the world, the Central American Court. Very few people know anything about it at all. Why is it not known that because the United States Government refused to permit the adjudication of a dispute between it and some of the Central American states, because it refused to permit this case to go to the Hague Tribunal, this Central American Court, which was our own creation, has now disappeared? It is not known because most of our politicians and public men feel that Americans are such soft-heads that they must be told always that we are pure and white and spotless, that we can do no wrong, that no one can misinterpret our motives. It is this "bunk" which keeps the American people from knowing the facts and the truth about their own actions in reference to weak and backward states. It is this lack of knowledge on the part of the American people as to what we have actually done which prevents an informed public opinion, demanding that it be undone. Let us continue our excellent work in Cuba until that island republic can really stand wholly alone. Let us continue our admirable work in the Philippines until the Philippines can also stand wholly alone. In so doing we shall strengthen the forces of liberalism everywhere. Then there is Mexico. In one sense Mexico is not a backward people and in another sense it is. Certainly it is a very rich but weak nation lying alongside of a powerful nation. Let us continue towards Mexico our policy of forbearance, followed, I hope soon, with a policy of formal recognition and constructive helpfulness. If we continue to help the Mexican peo...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: American Academy of Science
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-40735-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-40735-7
Barcode: 9781130407358

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