Tag: Kellogg-Briand Pact


The Day When War Was Outlawed

U.S. Pres. Calvin Coolidge (seated left) signing the Kellogg-Briand Pact, January 1929, Washington, D.C.

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When George W. Bush launched an aggressive war on Iraq in 2003, he was violating a host of treaties and international laws, though he would face no accountability. One¬†violated law was a U.S.-sponsored treaty, signed¬†in 1928, that renounced war as…