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Protest, The League, and Japanese: LAC Japanese ambassador response to the League of nations after the protest for the Manchurian invasion. (1933)

Japanese ambassador response to the League of nations after the protest for the Manchurian invasion. (1933)

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Club, Memes, and The Other Guys: There is an island which is disputed territory between Canada and Denmark. The militaries of both countries periodically visit to remove the other guy's flag and leave a bottle of Danislh schnapps or Canadian whiskey. This is what happens when nice countries fight. Far in the Arctic North lies the barren and desolate Hans Island. The uninhabited half-square-mile island, possessing no apparent natural resources, is a bizarre sliver of territory for two countries to fight over. However, since the early 1930s, this nondescript rock has been at the center of an ongoing disagreement between Canada and Denmark. According to World Atlas, Hans Island is located in the middle of the 22-mile wide Nares Strait, which separates Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, from Canada. Due to international law, all countries have the right to claim territory within 12 miles of their shore. As such, Hans Island is technically located in both Danish and Canadian waters. World Atlas notes that the island was decided to be Danish territory by the Permanent Court of International Justice of the League of Nations in 1933. However, as the League of Nations fell apart in the 1930s and was then replaced by the United Nations, the ruling on the status of Hans Island carries little to no weight. The issue of Hans Island then loss traction in popular consciousness and the concerns of the Canadian and Danish governments throughout World War II and the heights of the Cold War, only to reemerge in 1984. On that year, Denmark's minister of Greenland affairs visited the island and planted a Danish flag. At the base of the flag, he left a note saying, "Welcome to the Danish island," along with a bottle of brandy, CBC reports. And since then, the two countries have waged a not-quite-serious "whiskey war" over Hans Island. Peter Takso Jensen, the Danish Ambassador to the US, has said that "when Danish military go there, they leave a bottle of schnapps. And when [Canadian] military forces come there, they leave a bottle of Canadian Club and a sign saying, 'Welcome to Canada.'"

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Fire, Ghetto, and New York: If today's New York Times editors were in charge in 1943... "All the News That Fits Our Agenda" "We Do The Thinking For You” ” . 3 CENTS MAY 10, 1943 WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING AN OVER-REACTION EUROPEAN LEADERS BLAME JEWS FOR DISPROPORTIONATE RESPONSE League of Nations JEWISH RESISTANCE SHATTERS HOPES Jewish Over-Reaction anti-bias panel FOR A PEACEFUL FINAL SOLUTION May Cause Grave accuse Jews of racism How could both sides have blundered so badly? Humanitarian Crisis INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE Jews caught on tape while racially targeting Nazis POLL: PUBLIC OPINION SHIFTS TOWARDS GESTAPO ZIONISTS HAVE NO EXIT STRATEGY IN EUROPE PEACE VIGIL CALLS FOR JEWISH CEASE-FIRE SS peacekeepers protect German civilians from Jewish attacks-REE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR WAR CRIMES- -:..: lany believethat charismatic spokesman forthepopular National Socialist German Workers Party speaksforallEuropeans | -CULTURE SHOCK: -1 American knee-jerk w support of Jewish rebels irritates cultured Europeans ThePeoplesCube.com mallen Follow n@mallen2010 Perfect @GolanMay @AnneBayefsky @GoldsteinBrooke @elderofziyon @EyeOnTheWorld @contrarian11 @Metsamess AriellaBrown 1:03 PM-11 Aug 2014 5 RETWEETS 4 FAVORITES <p><a href="http://greg-gutfelding.tumblr.com/post/94467300976/girlactionfigure-if-todays-new-york-times" class="tumblr_blog">greg-gutfelding</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://girlactionfigure.tumblr.com/post/94461304415/if-todays-new-york-times-editors-were-in-charge">girlactionfigure</a>:</p> <blockquote> <h3 class="post-title"><strong>If today’s New York Times editors were in charge in 1943…</strong></h3> <p><a href="http://the-eyeontheworld.blogspot.com/2014/08/if-todays-new-york-times-editors-were.html">Eye On the World</a></p> </blockquote> <p>Basically this.</p></blockquote>
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