From Versailles to Geneva: The many forms of interwar disarmament

  title={From Versailles to Geneva: The many forms of interwar disarmament},
  author={A. Webster},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  pages={225 - 246}
  • A. Webster
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
Abstract This article examines the six distinct varieties of disarmament pursued in the aftermath of the First World War, each of which had a meaningful impact upon international relations during the interwar period: the arms restrictions imposed upon the defeated powers; the unilateral cuts to armaments and military budgets made by the victors; the limitation of naval arms through ‘private’ treaties among the key maritime powers; the League's limited initiatives to establish regimes of control… Expand
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