The Antarctic Treaty System was Opened for Signature

The main treaty was opened for signature on December 1, 1959, and officially entered into force on June 23, 1961. The original signatories were the 12 countries active in Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957–58. The twelve countries that had significant interests in Antarctica at the time were: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, […]

The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles

It has been previously stated that the treaty of Versailles was one of the most iniquitous documents ever signed by the representatives of so called civilized nations. The injustice perpetrated upon the German people by the terms of the Peace Treaty made another world war inevitable.[1] The circumstances surrounding the signing of the Armistice on […]