The World: Should the U.N. Switch?

IN Geneva's leafy Ariana park, the Swiss government is building a $15 million expansion of the Palais des Nations, the handsome colossus that was the tomb of the League of Nations and now serves as the United Nations' European headquarters. This activity on the part of the Swiss has raised once again an interesting question: Should the U.N. make Geneva or some other city its worldwide headquarters to escape from the grime and crime of Manhattan?

Recently, Washington's new U.N. Ambassador, George Bush, argued that at least an occasional trip away from the East River would be good for the U.N., which...

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