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Mejia justified his coup, saying that "religious fanatics" were abusing their positions in the government and also because of "official corruption." Joffre initiated a review of French military strategy and introduced Plan XVII (1913), which was largely concerned with the recapture of Alsace and Lorraine. S. treaty rights and protect American lives and property. In contrast to Japan, Germany was too near and too powerful for the Soviet Union to be able to deter single-handedly.

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