The League of Nations and Disarmament

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The fifth session of the Preparatory Commission for the (League of Nations) Disarmament Conference will meet at Geneva, March 15, 1928. Since the admitted failure of the three-power naval limitation conference which met at Geneva last summer at the instance of President Coolidge, all hopes of immediate progress toward international disarmament have again centred around the work of the League's Preparatory Commission.

The agenda of the conference is simple. The delegates will concern themselves first, with the Russian resolution for complete disarmament; second, with the progress' of the work to date, and third, with the future work of the Commission. Under the heading “progress of work,” the question of a second reading of the draft convention adopted at the Commission's session last April is expected ...

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