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Collective security agreements; Wilson through the Cold War

An antecedent to the world situation at the time of the Vietnam War was the first collective security agreement: the League of Nations (1919-1946). President Woodrow Wilson had broken new ground in international relations when he proposed the League of Nations concept in 1919 at the Treaty of Versailles negotiations that followed World War I at the time known at the time as The Great War. Other collective security agreements relating to the situation in Southeast Asia include the UN, Warsaw Pact, NATO, and SEATO. There were also other agreements elsewhere in the world. The United States was involved in the creation of all these agreements except the Warsaw Pact.

What were the purposes to be achieved in collective security agreements? What were the dangers to be avoided, and what were the fears? Collective security agreements were established in ....

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What were the purposes to be achieved in collective security agreements? What were the dangers to be avoided, and what were the fears? Collective security agreements were established in order to help with not only maintaining peace by preventing war, but also to collectively help the attacked member nation(s) militarily and otherwise if military actions did occur against a member(s). Dangers to be avoided would include not jumping in to become part of an agreement (like the US did by not joining the ...

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An antecedent to the world situation at the time of the Vietnam War was the first collective security agreement: the League of Nations (1919-1946). President Woodrow Wilson had broken new ground in international relations when he proposed the League of Nations concept in 1919 at the Treaty of Versailles negotiations that followed World War I at the time known at the time as The Great War. Other collective security agreements relating to the situation in Southeast Asia include the UN, Warsaw Pact, NATO, and SEATO. There were also other agreements elsewhere in the world. The United States was involved in the creation of all these agreements except the Warsaw Pact.

What were the purposes to be achieved in collective security agreements? What were the dangers to be avoided, and what were the fears? Collective security agreements were established in ....

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