been thought to be ill-treatment see ‘The Torture Tree’ published in The Nation , 26 December 2005, 28–9.
35 The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004). (See for a longer critique from which some extracts are drawn here, C.A. Gearty, ‘With a Little Help From Our Friends’, Index on Censorship 34 (2005), 46–51.)
36 The Lesser Evil (note 35), 34.
37 Ibid., 8.
38 Ibid., 144.
39 D. Chandler, From Kosovo to Kabul and Beyond: Human Rights and InternationalIntervention
The first aspect to highlight is the boost the organisation gave to the global network of collaborations. Let us take as an example the public health programmes with which the League of Nations became a sector of work and internationalintervention. Germany and the Soviet Union took part in the League of Nations’ health and social programmes before even becoming member states, as did the United States, which never became a member. The training of medical and paramedical staff, the reporting of statistical data on diseases, the development of the