Peace-Making Has Begun I. The United Nations as Trustees

Soule, George
December 1942
New Republic;12/28/42, Vol. 107 Issue 26, p849
Focuses on the role that the United Nations (UN) has to play in international peace-making process in the post-World War II period. Discussion of factors that should be kept in mind during international peace negotiations; Arguments referencing the inability to avoid commitments prejudicial to a future international world order, including commitments about colonies, trade, monetary systems; Reference of suggestions made in a previously published editorial that the UN should formulate and announce general principles to govern all socio-political and economic cases before any new government is set up or recognized in any of the liberated regions; Suggestion that, pending the establishment of an international organization deriving its powers from the consent of the governed, the UN would, in all liberated regions, act as trustees for it; Discussion of powers and duties the governmental authority would required to play in respective regions.


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