The League of Nations' Power of Arbitration successfully in action using two specific examples.

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The League of Nations was an organization there to maintain the peace in our world by solving disputes. However, have they really achieved their aim? Were they successful? According to historical facts, the League of Nation has achieved six major successes in compromises of disputes, known as the SAMBOK; the Bulgaria event was one of the successes. On the other hand, there were six main failures, the VIMCOD that included Corfu. But was this really the case? Was Bulgaria really a success or was Corfu truly a failure? Having solved these problems increased the League's reputation or diminishes it? Personally, I believe the two events have both gained and diminished the League's reputation, mostly depending on whose eyes you are looking through. Each country has a different opinion about the way the League solved the problem. The one who had earned the most advantages will obviously favor the League of Nations more and will add to their reputations, wise visa the country that were not being favored will not be keen on the adding the Leagues reputation.

The most successful time for the League of Nations was during the 1920's. The actions in Bulgaria and Corfu did improve the reputation of the League, which in these times, was not really impressive. They proved that it is possible to create a peaceful world and that there is always another way to solve a problem, not only fighting. And this is why I believe that the actions in Corfu and Bulgaria did add the League's reputation more than diminish it.

During the action in Corfu in 1923, the Italian general has been killed in Greece. The Italians, in anger, did invade Greece. The problem was that one of the ideas of the League was to create a peaceful world. So when...