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First World War Diplomacy The ideas of Wilson and Lenin Although many countries in Europe, prior to the emergence of hostilities in Julyhad featured a profound ideological and political rivalry between conservatively inclined "parties of order" and liberalist and socialist "parties of movement" once it became evident that war had irrupted it happened that societies seemed to "gel" in support of the defence of the state.
There were widespread effective declarations of a "civil truce" within each of the contending countries of Europe accompanied by the reformist parties agreeing not to press their domestic case Wilson woodrow is to some extent effectively recognising that the "parties of order" who in any case tended to have closer links with the military traditions of the state should be entrusted with arranging for the states participation in the emergent conflict.
Arising out of these developments it followed that the way was open for the diplomatic arrangements entered into by the governments of the respective combatants in framing their war policy and aims to include many provisions that were consistent with the traditions of "Balance of Power" diplomacy.
That is to say that the members of each alliance could contract - between themselves - to recognise each others claims upon the territory and wealth of adversary states should their own alliance prove "victorious".
Said recognised entitlements however often being moderated by considerations of preserving the European "Balance of Power" and of not leaving defeated states with a pronounced feeling of grieviance in relation to lost territories or over-burdensome indemnities.
At the onset of hostilities in July the "Central Powers" - Imperial Germany and Austria-Hungary - were immediately at war with Belgium due to Imperial German invasionSerbia due to an Austro-Hungarian declaration of warFrance and Russia Russia being simultaneously a protector of Serbia and a full treaty ally of France.
The Imperial German invasion of Belgium was followed by Britain, as a treaty guarantor of Belgian neutrality, deciding to enter into the conflict as an ally of France and Russia.
Members of the contending blocs tended to repectively frame "war aims" which defined what they hoped to achieve at the end of the hostilities. By September the German Chancellor Prime Minister Bethmann-Hollweg seems to have intended that in order to guarantee German security both France and Russia were to be broken as great powers, Belgium was to become a vassal state and post-war Germany was to be the guiding power in an Wilson woodrow is to some extent European economic association of states.
The French, Russians, Belgians, Serbians and other powers also devised aims which, for them, were seen as being of the greatest relevance to their own futures as states. In terms of International politics the way was open for the contending parties to seek to secure further adherents to their respective causes by offering to support their own annexation of territories or other significant gains at the end of a victorious war.
A Treaty of London concluded early infor example, contained assurances to the Kingdom of Italy which now joined the Franco-Russian-British alliance that it would gain some "Italia Irredenta" - hitherto unredeemed Italy - and other territories at the expense of Austria-Hungary.
As Ottoman Turkey had sided with the Central Powers another example of such wartime diplomatic arrangements saw Britain and France agreeing to Russia gaining control of the ancient and strategic city of Constantinople then the Ottoman capital and also of the long series of narrow straits and sea-ways that linked the Black Sea with the Mediterranean.
Constantinople was an historic source of Orthodox civilization and the Bosphorous - Sea of Marmora - Dardanelles Straits were an absolutely vital warm water route through which Russian trade flowed. A route moreover that had been very much open to being closed off by the Ottoman Empire at any time of crisis with Imperial Russia.
Within the Central Powers meanwhile similar plans were being laid for mass annexations of territory by Imperial Germany, Austria-Hungary and also such powers as could be encouraged to join with their war effort. The "Parties of Movement" within the contending powers were still effectively entrusting the direction of the state to the "Parties of Order" and it was left to tiny minority liberal and socialist interests within several European states and also to International Socialism to impotently protest about any perceived injustice.
Said perceptions being limited by the fact that these treaty arrangements, although often the subject of rumour, were effectively secret arrangements.
Some of these arrangements proved to be of enduring influence e. It is not necessary to go beyond merely outlining the nature of these arrangments entered into because things did not go to plan.
The military technologies of the day the machine gun and barbed wire entanglements facilitated a defence that was usually sufficient to dissipate the effectiveness of any attempted attack across no-man's-land made by uniformed Human Beings bearing light arms. In in a period of on-going military stalemate on the western front where the predominantly French and British forces opposed those of Imperial Germany there were truly grievious levels of mutual attrition which allowed voices to begin to be more widely raised calling for the securing of a "just peace" rather than the continuance of an appalling war in pursuit of sweeping territorial objectives.
On the eastern front Russian armies suffered particularly high casualty rates.
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The Tsar "Father of the Russian People" had taken personal command of the Russian armies from September without this leading to any improvement in the situation and also leaving the way open for a full association of Tsardom itself with any future military failure.
There were several other causes of dissention within Russia not least the way in which the Tsarina who was by birth a German Duchess and who exercised many govermental powers seemed to be under the influence of a dissolute holy man named Rasputin.
In early March there were a series of revolutions arising out of bread shortages and workers strikes in several Russian cities that contributed to a swift undermining of Tsardom and Tsarist rule.
The Russian Duma parliament opted to ignore orders of March 11 for its dissolution made by the Tsar and the next day elected an Executive Commitee of Duma members that was intended to assume dictatorial powers as a Provisional Government.
The Duma had been based in Petrograd's Tauride Palace and the new would-be government opted to continue its proceedings from this same location. It happened however that leftist political interests also established a Soviet council of Soldiers and Workers Deputies in another wing of the palace.
On March 16 the Provisional Government indicated that it intended that Russia would continue to participate in the war in alliance with the western powers. This was largely accepted by Russian society generally at a time when "Central Power" armies were occupying many traditionally Russian territories.
The United States of America had hitherto not become actually involved in the wars. Its President Woodrow Wilson had, on several occasions, attempted to mediate between the belligerent powers.
One such effort being that of asking them, on 18 Decemberto state the terms under which they would deem it possible to make peace. In a major speech to the U.
Senate of 22 January President Wilson stated that in future. There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized common peace. To quote a substantial section of this speech more fully: It is not pleasant to say this.
I beg that I may be permitted to put my own interpretation upon it and that it may be understood that no other interpretation was in my thought.
I am seeking only to face realities and to face them without soft concealments. Victory would mean peace forced upon the loser, a victor's terms imposed upon the vanquished.
It would be accepted in humiliation, under duress, at an intolerable sacrifice, and would leave a sting, a resentment, a bitter memory upon which terms of peace would rest, not permanently, but only as upon quicksand. Only a peace between equals can last, only a peace the very principle of which is equality and a common participation in a common benefit.Woodrow Wilson numbers among the most influential Presidents in the history of U.S.
foreign policy. Elected in as a Progressive reformer, the former college professor and governor of New Jersey expected to devote his time and talents to fulfilling an ambitious domestic reform agenda.
Foreign policy, Wilson assumed, would be a . After his stroke, Wilson was driven around in his car and took the opportunity to apprehend speeders! 2d This may be an exaggeration, however.
Dr. Mark Benbow of the Woodrow Wilson House reports that "He didn't actually try to catch speeders himself, but he did send his secret service agents after them in their separate car. The two disillusioned co-authors excoriate Pres. Wilson for betraying Europe through his interference with the natural course of World War I.
Using second-hand and circumstantial armchair psychoanalysis, which they caution is a poor substitute for probing personal interviews, they ascribe the messianic megalomania Wilson displayed during the war to his veneration towards his father, a good.
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First World War Diplomacy The ideas of Wilson and Lenin Although many countries in Europe, prior to the emergence of hostilities in July , had featured a profound ideological and political rivalry between conservatively inclined "parties of order" and liberalist and socialist "parties of movement" once it became evident that war had irrupted it happened that societies seemed to "gel" in.
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