- The League of Nations is universally considered a pathetic failure.
- Italy and Japan left the League when criticized for invading Ethiopia and Manchuria, and Nazi Germany left in a dispute over rearmament (Hitler was in favor). Whether nations have become more shameless, or the criticism less stinging, no nation has ever quit the United Nations except as a result of division (Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union) or unification (North Yemen and South Yemen).
- The League of Nations expelled the Soviet Union in 1939 for invading Finland. The United Nations has never expelled a member country for invading (or even for seriously threatening to obliterate) another member, though it did expel Taiwan for no good reason.
- Ergo, the United Nations is a more pathetic failure than the League of Nations ever was. Q.E.D.
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