U.S. Role In The World

Why the League Failed: 13 Crippling Shortcomings

By George Stewart ● Providence ● 01/26/2018


George Stewart provides no less than thirteen reasons for the [League of Nation’s] failure, foremost among them the United States’ refusal to join, despite President Wilson’s labors as the prime architect. Stewart’s criticism of the League’s weaknesses, its simultaneous impotence and incompetence, serves as a reminder of the need for robust, yet practical, international structures.

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