This Note argues that the United States must comply with its responsibilities under the Headquarters Agreement, especially its obligation to arbitrate disputes. Part I discusses the negotiations and subsequent interpretations of the Headquarters Agreement. Part II examines the dispute that arose when the United States enacted the ATA. Part III argues that both domestic law and international law require that the United States abide by the dispute settlement clause of the Headquarters Agreement. This Note conclude that the United States must demonstrate respect for its obligations under the Headquarters Agreement, in addition to other U.N.-related obligations, or its status as host country and as a trustworthy treaty partner.
Jeffrey L. Shore,
The PLO Observer Mission Dispute: An Argument for U.S. Compliance with the U.N. Headquarters Agreement,
12 Fordham Int'l L.J. 751
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