The United States Has a Dispute with a Foreign Country

Question 134
Essay

The United States has a dispute with a foreign country that failed to pay for diplomatic office space leased to it by the United States government.The United States brings an action against the foreign country for the past-due rent payments.The foreign country seeks a dismissal of the complaint,based upon the doctrine of sovereign immunity.Discuss the doctrine of sovereign immunity,the manner in which it is applied in the United States,any exceptions to the doctrine of sovereign immunity,and who should win the dispute.