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What the world needs now: Outlawing war for the sake of all children

...The complexities of international relations during this time included what was the ultimate failure of an effective League of Nations. Our Senate never ratified membership for the U.S.Looking back now, we can see two most positive accomplishments...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-27/what-world-needs-now-outlawing-war-sa
Opinion
My Turn: What hasn't worked and won't is appeasement, procrastination

...the war. This shortened history lesson is that the League of Nations (established after World War I to prevent wars...including about 450,000 Americans. Three cheers for the League of Nations! After World War II it was decided to repeat the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032303/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Living and Growing: Right relationships are keys to peace

...have lived in organized societies. That it is a shared international goal is evidenced by the establishment of the League of Nations following World War I (the "war to end all wars") and the United Nations after World War II. Sadly, these noble...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092006/nei_20060920002.shtml
Neighbors
EFCA will level the playing field

...contemporary exigencies for planetary rapprochement. It's regretful that it took a world at war to facilitate a League of Nations, followed by a United Nations, to enable a constriction of human passions sufficiently for construction of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060909/let_449132198.shtml
U.S. not responsible

...upon its defeat fell to the British as a newly formed League of Nations mandate. They spent close to 30 years trying to maintain...animosities between Arabs and Jews, unsuccessfully. The League of Nations having died of its own failures and the British being...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101504/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...London's Metropolitan, the world's first underground passenger railway, opened to the public. In 1920, the League of Nations was established as the Treaty of Versailles went into effect. In 1928, the Soviet Union ordered the exile of Leon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011005/sta_20050110011.shtml
News
My Turn: Israeli-Palestinian conflict explodes at our door

...histories and newspaper reports on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. In 1917, the British were mandated by the League of Nations to control what was Palestine and is now called Israel. "The British ignored the right of the Arabs in Palestine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092601/opE_myturnhebert.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...1542, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, Catherine Howard, was executed for adultery. In 1920, the League of Nations recognized the perpetual neutrality of Switzerland. In 1945, during World War II, the Soviets captured Budapest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021303/loc_history.shtml
News
When Armageddon lives next door

...serial defiance of the international community from 1933 to 1939. But he was allowed, by the major powers and the League of Nations, to flex his muscles, rearm, remilitarize the Rhineland and then gobble up neighboring countries. Had he been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042010/opi_612324161.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...South Pole, beating out an expedition led by Robert F. Scott. In 1939, the Soviet Union was dropped from the League of Nations. In 1946, the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish U.N. headquarters in New York. In 1962, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121407/sta_20071214018.shtml
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