Andrew F. Quinlan

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ICC Threatens Israeli Security Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

News broke this month that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is opening a preliminary probe into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories. Given the track record of international organizations attempting to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the obvious question is whether the International Criminal Court is capable of investigating with the objectivity the situation requires. The inherently corrupt nature of international organizations as well as structural flaws at the ICC further suggest that any faith in its ability to police international affairs is misplaced.

The investigation comes after the Palestinian Authority successfully convinced the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 to declare recognition of a state of Palestine by upgrading their status to “non-member observer state.” Previous attempts by the Palestinian Authority to bring war crimes allegations against Israel were rejected by the ICC on the basis that only states could seek ICC intervention.…  Seguir leyendo »