EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Stewart, Dr. Herbert L.
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Post-war conference and world settlement: should we be talking about it? The essential principles of the great document called "The Atlantic Charter." Learning from the enemy. Propaganda. Embodying the spirit of a moral triumph, a triumph for moral principles as an essential for settlement. What must prescribe the conditions of peace. Disarming Germany. The need for some form of federal union after the manner urged by Mr. Clarence Streit: union of democracies commanding international force to defend what they have won. What shouldn't be repeated from the settlement after World War I and a discussion of why that didn't work. Another essential for the coming peace: "in order to ensure such continuing co-operation of the United nations, the terms imposed must commend themselves as JUST terms: not vengeful but precautionary: punitive only like the sentence of a criminal court, with remedial purpose to deter and to reform." A Peace Settlement which must show the inflexibility of a calm judicial decision. Dealing out justice to criminal nations, as to criminal persons. Point 4 of the "Atlantic Charter" as the product of such thought about nations. How to facilitate access to the essentials of peaceful industry for the dangerous powers while ensuring that they will not use these as a means to rearm. Breaking down tariff walls. The responsibility of the English-speaking peoples. Hermann Rauschning's book "The Redemption of Democracy" as a place to look for the conditions of an enduring peace and his expression of the need for a "Pax Atlantica." Against isolationism. The Federal Union Movement.