The Peace Conference at The Hague: And Its Bearings on International Law and Policy
Macmillan, 1900 - Arbitration (International law) - 572 pages
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Page 531 - Nothing contained in this convention shall be so construed as to require the United States of America to depart from its traditional policy of not intruding upon, interfering with, or entangling itself in the political questions or policy or internal administration of any foreign State; nor shall anything contained in the said convention be construed to imply a relinquishment by the United States of America of its traditional attitude toward purely American questions.
Page 224 - Sea, and what exclusive rights in the seal fisheries therein, did Russia assert and exercise prior and up to the time of the cession of Alaska to the United States?
Page 153 - In sieges and bombardments all necessary steps must be taken to spare, as far as possible, buildings dedicated to religion, art, science, or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals, and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not being used at the time for military purposes.
Page 376 - Déclarations concernant: 1° l'interdiction de lancer des projectiles et des explosifs du haut de ballons ou par d'autres modes analogues nouveaux.) 2° l'interdiction de l'emploi des projectiles qui ont pour but unique de répandre des gaz asphyxiants ou délétères. 3°...
Page 427 - Prisoners of war shall be subject to the laws, regulations, and orders in force in the army of the State into whose hands they have fallen.
Page 381 - Reich, the President of the United States of America, His Majesty the King of the Belgians, the President of the French Republic, His Majesty the King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, His Majesty the King...
Page 390 - L'arbitrage international a pour objet le règlement de litiges entre les Etats par des juges de leur choix et sur la base du respect du droit.
Page 425 - To conduct their operations in accordance with the laws and customs of war. In countries where militia or volunteer corps constitute the army, or form part of it, they are included under the denomination "army.
Page 235 - I respectfully urge the early action of the Senate thereon, not merely as a matter of policy, but as a duty to mankind. The importance and moral influence of the ratification of such a treaty can hardly be overestimated in the cause of advancing civilization.
Page 441 - ... to obtain, information in the zone of operations of a belligerent, with the intention of communicating it to the hostile party. Thus, soldiers not...