Courtesy Reuters


ONE day in September, 1923, the Assembly of the League of Nations was thrown into a state of great excitement. An Italian officer had been murdered in Greece, and to avenge the crime the Italians had landed at Corfu. Hardly had the affair been brought to the attention of the League of Nations when Italy served notice that she denied the League's right to sit in judgment on it. This challenge increased the excitement. Greece, for her part, had appealed for protection to the institution located at Geneva, observing that justice must be the same for great and

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