Proceedings of the American Society of International Law at Its ... Annual Meeting, Volume 16
General subject of the 7th annual meeting, 1913: International use of straits and canals, with especial reference to the Panama canal.--8th annual meeting, 1914: Monroe doctrine.
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Page 3 - To provide the fullest and most unembarrassed opportunity to China to develop and maintain for herself an effective and stable government...
Page 20 - 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 55 - 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 53 - The German Government, guided by this idea, notifies the Government of the United States that...
Page 53 - 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 iii - 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 iii - 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 7 - The use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and all analogous liquids, materials or devices...
Page 12 - The maintenance of the status quo under the foregoing provisions implies that no new fortifications or naval bases shall be established in the territories and possessions specified; that no measures shall be taken to increase the existing naval facilities for the repair and maintenance of naval forces, and that no increase shall be made in the coast defenses of the territories and possessions above specified. This restriction, however, does not preclude such repair and replacement of worn-out weapons...