Published online by Cambridge University Press: 20 April 2017
1 This is an erroneous reference to ex-Secretary of State John W. Foster, who actually participated in the Japanese-Chinese peace negotiations. He was at that time an adviser to the Emperor of China.
2 This JOURNAL, Supp., Vol. 27 (1933), p. 193.
3 The Soviet authors had in mind Art. 6 of the Vth Hague Convention which states: “A neutral power does not incur responsibility from the fact that individuals cross its frontier singly in order to enlist in the service of the belligerents.” They seem to have forgotten Art. 4 of the same Convention: “No body of soldiers shall be organized or enlistment bureaus opened in the territory of a neutral power for the benefit of the belligerents.” (This JOURNAL, Supp., Vol. 2 (1908), pp. 119, 118.)