“United States has never joined the ICC and does not recognize its authority over American citizens, saying it poses a threat to national sovereignty”

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ICC Judges Turn Down Request for Afghanistan War Crimes Probe
by AFP
April 13, 2019

Judges at the International Criminal Court Friday turned down a request to open a war crimes probe in Afghanistan, a week after Washington revoked the court’s chief prosecutor’s visa over the case. “The judges decided that an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan at this stage would not serve the interests of justice,” the Hague-based court said in a statement. Fatou Bensouda’s U.S. visa was revoked over a possible probe involving American soldiers’ actions since 2003 in the bloody Afghan conflict. READ MORE

JNS In show of solidarity, Trump defends and protects Israel from International Criminal Court The United States has made it clear that no international court, especially those led by human-rights violators, would threaten it or its military personnel. It has also made clear that Israel sits safely under American protection...Professor Eugene Kontorovich, director of International Law at the Jerusalem-based Kohelet Policy Forum: “President Trump has taken an extraordinary step in defense of Israel, promising to impose sanctions such as travel bans on ICC officials if they pursue their biased investigation of Israel.”

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