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The International Criminal Court’s threat to Netanyahu

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2024
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To a rogue’s gallery that has included the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could soon be added now that prosecutors for the International Criminal Court are seeking a warrant for his arrest.

The ICC is a criminal tribunal that prosecutes individuals, just as the Nuremberg trials did after World War II. Established in 2002, the ICC has only secured 10 convictions for war crimes. Even though the ICC’s wheels of justice grind slowly, grind they do.

The move to charge Netanyahu has the potential to greatly alter...

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