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Since: 11.7.02
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...to the Kellogg-Briand Pact. On this day in 1929 the pact was proclaimed to be in effect. In its documentation, the treaty outlawaed war as an instrument of foreign policy. It was signed by the US and such other perennially peace-loving countries like Japan, Italy, Germany, etc.

As time rolled on and 1931(Japan's invasion of China), 1936(Italy conquering Ehtiopia and German occupation of the valley) and 1938(German annexation of Austria and the Sudetenland) it had become an anarchronism.

The panglossian liberal world-view strikes again!
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Since: 26.6.02
From: York, England

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Damn, I knew there had to be an excuse to drink today.

Happy Kellogg-Briand Day everybody!



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Errr... the way the story was being reported this morning made it sound like a House rule rather than a party rule. My outrage has subsided, but as was just stated the timing does nothing to help their public image.
- Barbwire Mike, Beginning of the end? (2004)
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