Itemizes the Chapters and Articles agreed to by Japan, the United States and China as a result of the 1912 Narcotics Convention. Ratified by Japan on 10 January 1920, China on 9 February 1914, and the United States on 15 December 1913.
Itemizes the articles agreed to by China, Japan and the United States as a result of the 1931 Narcotics Convention. Ratified by Japan on 3 June 1935, China on 10 January 1934, and the United States on 28 April 1932.
Gives an overview of responsibilities and tasks assigned to the Japanese Treaty Analysis Project members who are charged with "determining violations of treaties entered into by Japan with other nations." Incidents to be examined include: 1. The Mukden Incident and Manchuria; 2. Marco Polo Bridge and North China; 3. Spratly Islands; 4. Establishment of the Nanking Government; 5. French Indo-China; 6. Thailand; 7. Singapore and Malaya; 8. Mandated Islands; 9. Naval Limitations Treaty; 10. Hawaiian Islands; 11. Miscellaneous.
Analysis of Copy, Identic Communication to the Netherlands by Signatories to Quadruple Pacific Treaty. Crimes to which document applicable. Summary of relevant points: "Treaty concluded 13 Dec 1921, by U. S., G. B., France and Japan, to maintain rights to their insular possessions in the Pacific Ocean and to respect the rights of the Netherlands in such region."
Analysis of Copy, "Convention for Pacific Settlement of International Disputes." Persons implicated: SATO. Crimes to which document applicable: Aggression. Summary of relevant points: "Treaty is for friendly settlement of international disputes, and to extend "the empire of law and of strengthening the appreciation of international justice."
Reports on the statements of defense attorney Major Bruce Blakeney who asserted that "America's atom bombing of Hiroshima was no less murderous than Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor." Chief Prosecutor Joseph B. Keenan offered a quick rebuttal stating "we make no apologies for the use of the atomic bomb against Japan." He further argued, regarding the validity of the Tribunal, that "the lack of precedent . . . should not be used as an escape hatch for the guilty." The article also discusses the motion submitted by W. G. Furness to have four of the accused military generals tried by court martial rather than an international tribunal.