When the Swiss government tried to bring the U.S. before the United Nations International Court of Justice at The Hague a fortnight ago, it hoped that the court would decide who owns General Aniline & Film Corp., the huge chemical firm that has been a bone of contention ever since World War II, when it was seized by the U.S. as enemy property (TIME, Oct. 14). The Swiss claim that the stock of the $163 million company rightfully belongs to Switzerland's Interhandel holding company, which ran General Aniline before World War II. The U.S. insists that Interhandel was merely...

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