Reducing naval armament and its impact on European relations (1929-1930)


  • علي هاشم جبار، ا.د. محمد هاشم خويطر


The arms race has always represented a threat to global peace and security، international relations، and the economy of every country that falls within this race، which was one of the causes of the outbreak of World War I (1914-1918) previously، so the major naval powers entered during the years (1929-1930) in negotiations To limit armaments، because insisting on continuing the arms race means undermining international relations and entering into another world war، and this was not desired by the major powers that were affected by the First World War and are still suffering from its effects، in addition to the exorbitant costs of the armament process that affected its economy، especially after the outbreak of the Great Depression، and these negotiations witnessed fluctuations in the American-European relations، and eventually reached the conclusion of the London Naval Treaty of 1930.

Keywords: United States، European Countries، Armament، Hoover، Stimson.

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2023-09-01 — Updated on 2023-09-02