By David Abrams
Is the International Criminal Court itself violating international law? Should the International Criminal Court be designated by the State Department as a terrorist organization? On its face, these appear to be radical and bold propositions, but in recent years, the ICC has crossed a significant line: the ICC is attempting to seize jurisdiction over all nations, not just those states that have subscribed to the ICC Treaty. As set forth below, this self-aggrandizing behavior is more than the mission creep so typical of international organization. Rather, it is an attack on basic principles of sovereignty and a violation of international law and by extension the laws of the United States.
By way of background, most pro-Israel attorneys are familiar with the recent controversy surrounding the International Criminal Court.The ICC was created 20 years ago with the goal of setting up a permanent tribunal for the prosecution of serious crimes against humanity.Although Israel was…
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