Courtesy Reuters

THE alternatives for war are at least four in number -- Arbitration, the World Court, Conciliation, and Conference. Of these the first two are juristic in character. The Permanent Court of International Justice, as defined in the statute which established it, deals primarily with questions involving treaty rights and the interpretation of international law. This is also the proper field of Arbitration, although its scope is widened to include as well those miscellaneous cases which lie outside the categories of international law but are nevertheless reducible to an accepted formula, or compromis, embodying the agreed statement of the issue to

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