A PAN-AMERICAN TRIANGLE FOR PEACE ITS BASE: PAN-AMERICAN JOINT MEDIATION TO PREVENT WARS IN THIS HEMISPHERE
How shall the Monroe Doctrine be modernized, so as best to serve the present and future conditions of this hemisphere? Now is the time to examine this interesting question, for which we have been preparing ourselves; we have travelled together to South America, have met their people, studied their markets, and gained respect for their point of view. We have looked about us at home and have taken stock of chambers of commerce and other equipment ready to our hand for international crusades. We have searched our diplomatic history and thereby refreshed our patriotism by a clearer view of the beginnings of our foreign policy and the corner-stone thereof, the Monroe Doctrine. We have recognized the need for broadening and modernizing that Doctrine so as not only to prevent in the future its misinterpretation of the past, but also to increase its usefulness as a guaranty of peace for all the Americas against all the outside world. We are now ready to look out into the future, and counsel together as to how to
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Publication information: Book title: Modernizing the Monroe Doctrine. Contributors: Charles H. Sherrill - Author. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1916. Page number: 105.