US Wants the ICC Only Prosecuting Its Victims

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
US Wants the ICC Only Prosecuting Its Victims

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague announced its intention to investigate "alleged crimes committed on the territory of Afghanistan" by the Pentagon, US intelligence operatives, Afghan forces, and the Taliban.

There's no ambiguity about centuries of US high crimes — from colonial America to the present day worldwide.

They include genocide against Native Americans and people of other nations in multiple theaters.

According to the Genocide Convention, the crime involves actions "committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group."

Other US international crimes include aggression as defined by the UN, the Nuremberg Tribunal, and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Crimes of war and against humanity, as defined
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