Arthur Henderson – In short, it may be…

In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes…


“In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes peacefully are now so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost impossible for a state to resort to war without violating one or more solemn treaty obligations.”
-Arthur Henderson

Arthur Henderson – It is because I believe…

It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to…


“It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.”
-Arthur Henderson

Arthur Henderson – The first condition of success…

The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding…


“The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.”
-Arthur Henderson