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By not investigating the U.S. for war crimes, the International Criminal Court shows colonialism still thrives in international law

On April 5, the United States revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for her attempts to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by the U.S. in Afghanistan. A week later, judges at the ICC rejected Bensouda’s request to open a probe into U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.
  • Published in Justice

Pompeo confused on why seizure is good for Golan but not for Crimea

WASHINGTON DC,  April 11, 2019 - US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, faced with an inability to explain why Israel's annexation of Syrian lands was a good thing while Russia's seizure of Crimea was bad, told US senators that there was an “international law doctrine” which would be explained to them later.

What will Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem mean to Palestinians?

When President Donald Trump on Dec. 6  recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of East Jerusalem, which Palestinians have also long claimed as their own – he also radically altered the direction of American foreign policy in the Middle East.
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