McClure comments, “The compromise that disputes have been settled includes both contracts and executive agreements in large numbers.”461, a statement supported by both Willoughby and Moore.462 Another view seemed to be the Supreme Court`s decision in United States v. Belmont,491 gives Litvinov a domestic effect. Judge Sutherland`s opinion of the Court of Justice was based on his opinion curtiss Wright492. A lower court erred, the Tribunal ruled, in dismissing a complaint filed by the United States as a representative of the Soviet Union over certain funds that once belonged to a Russian metallurgical group whose assets had been acquired by the Soviet government. The presidential act of recognition of the Soviet government and the agreements that accompanied it constituted, according to justice, an international pact that the president was “the only organ” of international relations to be concluded for the United States without consulting the Senate. . . .