USA—ICC Will Not Investigate Alleged U.S. Crimes In Afghanistan

Defense One | 04/15/2019

The International Criminal Court will not investigate alleged war crimes committed by the U.S. in Afghanistan, reports Defense One.  On Friday, a three-judge panel declined a request by prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to examine crimes committed by U.S. troops and intelligence officers, as well as the Afghan security forces, Taliban and Haqqani Network. The court said it was declining to investigate due to limited prospects for a successful probe and prosecution. Bensouda did adequately...

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