The League of Nations was established to prevent the world falling into another eclipse of reason after World War I and go to war. Article 22 of the League of Nations had legalized the statute "to appoint a mandate, … to the countries who had gained independence after the war but lacking the ability to govern themselves, until the time when the peoples regain the ability to govern themselves". Even though it was presented as benevolent aid, this was actually the first legal decree for the exploitation of "weak" countries.
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