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Page 7 - To provide the fullest and most unembarrassed opportunity to China to develop and maintain for herself an effective and stable government...
Page 24 - Government engages to give full assent to all matters upon which the Japanese Government may hereafter agree with the German Government relating to the disposition of all rights, interests and concessions, which Germany, by virtue of treaties or otherwise, possesses in relation to the Province of Shantung.
Page vii - Hague be held as soon as practicable for the following purposes: 1. To restate the established rules of international law, especially, and in the first instance, in the fields affected by the events of the recent war. 2. To formulate and agree upon the amendments and additions, if any, to the rules of international law shown to be necessary or useful by the events of the war and the changes in the conditions of international life and intercourse which have followed the war.
Page 70 - ... any person in the service of any Power who shall violate any of those rules, whether or not such person is under orders of a government superior, shall be deemed to have violated the laws of war and shall be liable to trial and punishment as if for an act of piracy...
Page 59 - The Signatory Powers recognize the practical impossibility of using submarines as commerce destroyers without violating, as they were violated in the recent war of 1914-18, the requirements universally accepted by civilized nations, for the protection of the lives of neutrals and noncombatants...
Page 122 - ... 2. To formulate and agree upon the amendments and additions, if any, to the rules of international law shown to be necessary or useful by the events of the war and the changes in the conditions of international life and intercourse which have followed the war. 3. To endeavor to reconcile divergent views and secure general agreement upon the rules which have been in dispute heretofore.
Page 57 - The German Government, guided by this idea, notifies the Government of the United States that...
Page 57 - Unless the Imperial Government should now immediately declare and effect an abandonment of its present methods of submarine warfare against passenger and freight carrying vessels, the Government of the United States can have no choice but to sever diplomatic relations with the German Empire altogether.
Page vii - To endeavor to reconcile divergent views and secure general agreement upon the rules which have been in dispute heretofore. "4. To consider the subjects not now adequately regulated by international law, but as to which the interests of international justice require that rules of law shall be declared and accepted.