League of Nations
Can the World Stop Imperialist War?
by Lawrence Wittner
It's past time to finish the halting progress made a century ago to rally international cooperation against imperial aggression. The stakes are too high to leave peace in the hands of individual nations.
SOURCE: New Statesman
Sanctions are an Economic Weapon. Targeting Matters
by Nicholas Mulder
The Biden approach shows a reframing of economic sanctions from being a deterrent to being a non-military weapon of war. This has happened before, and history shows that sanctions against an aggressor nation can be expected to fail unless they are paired with aid to Ukraine.
SOURCE: Public Books
How Versailles Still Haunts the World
by Joanne Randa Nucho
Anthropologist Joanne Randa Nucho and Public Books present a virtual forum on the ongoing legacies and impacts of the Treaty of Versailles.
SOURCE: NY Times
The Last Time America Turned Away From the World
by John Milton Cooper
The unknown story behind Henry Cabot Lodge’s campaign against the League of Nations.
SOURCE: Columbia Spectator
Columbia professor Susan Pedersen wins prize for history of the League of Nations
She won a $75,000 prize for her book, “The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire.”
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