National Affairs: World Court Debate

Last week, as in previous weeks, the Senate debated the World Court. Last week, as in previous weeks, it was not voted on. But last week there was substantial progress of a dramatic kind.

The tax bill, which the country wants passed before March 15, had been completed by the Finance Committee but was withheld from the floor in the effort to get a decision on the World Court. The opposition continued to postpone the decision on the Court. They knew that if a vote were taken they would be beaten, but they also knew...

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