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  • Palestinians join war crimes court after U.N. rejection

    December 31, 2014 | 6:39 pm

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed on to 20 international agreements on Wednesday, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a day after a bid for independence by 2017 failed at the United Nations Security Council.

    The move, which...

  • World Court Poses U.S., Israel Threat

    By Joseph M. Lipner

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The new International Criminal Court sounds like such a good idea, why would either the United States or Israel oppose it?

    The court came into existence on July 1, when 60 countries ratified the treaty establishing it. The court's mission is to punish genocide, crimes against...