Cabot lodge argued that collective security would involve sending troops to any parts of the world at any time to stop aggression . It Is an unrealistic commitment and nobody will be willing to keep to it . If this happens it will descredit the league of nations so it is better that they dont make the commitment in the first place . However wilson could have argued
That we need to help each other . If we protect others they may protect us , and we need this protection as we are a rich powerful country and other countries are lacking in wealth , so other countries may attack us for wealth and resources .