The Trump security adviser is threatening to punish the International Criminal Court if it mounts an investigation of the war in Afghanistan, and that's just the start.
Here are the crimes that I allege the national security adviser has committed, for which he by all rights should face justice at the Hague, at the hands of the same ICC judges that he recently threatened.
The ruling does not mean the atrocities committed by his forces in Central African Republic did not take place, but that former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba cannot be held criminally responsible for them.
Citing "a culture of impunity," Foreign Minister Riad Malki asks the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into alleged Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people, including settlement policies.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked for authorization to investigate U.S. practices in Afghanistan.
ICC prosecutors say they will decide “imminently” on whether to pursue a full investigation into the alleged abuses.
The ICC has famously failed to investigate powerful Western nations but has prosecuted African dictators, a disparity so glaring that several African countries recently quit the court, condemning it as the “International Caucasian Court.”
It has been the position of the U.S. presidents for decades that the status of Jerusalem in international law is unsettled.
Palestine, as a new member state, will be able to ask for a probe into alleged war crimes in last summer’s Gaza war as well as into Israel’s West Bank settlement policy—whether Israel likes it or not.Palestine will be able to ask for a probe into alleged war crimes in last summer’s Gaza war as well as into Israel’s West Bank settlement policy—whether Israel likes it or not.