I'd also like to point out that threatening to pick up your toys and go play somewhere else is a pretty drastic move, diplomatically. It closes down most avenues of compromise and creates an "all or nothing" situation. It's not something someone seriously in search of a workable compromise does until late in the the 11th hour.
So… they can charge our citizens with anything for no reason and we're not supposed to respond?
This country seems more arrogant and idiotic every time Rumsfeld opens his mouth.
Would that be more or less arrogant than claiming legal jurisdiction over the whole world? I
Also, although I don't see anyone here discussing this, I'm more than a bit worried by the perception of those who pull Rumsfeld's strings that we have a significant amount to worry about in terms of being threatened with war crimes.
No kangaroo court is worth recognizing. Or even existing.
Precisely what do Bush&Co know about potential charges that we should know?
They know their political enemies could bring up any BS they felt like for years upon years.
Britain BTW is a signatory. Nice to know we're thought of as a punchline to a joke
Britain is a valued ally, but I think their the UK's decision to sign is a terrible idea.
And weren't charges filed against Blair?
Frankly, after seeing how the Milocevic trial is going, I think international courts have a logn way to go…
St. Louis must be destroyed!
Me: "I have a job and five credit cards and am looking into signing a two year lease. THAT MAKES ME OLD."
Josh: "I don't have a job, I have ONE credit card, I'm stuck in a lease and I'm 28! My mom's basement IS ONE BAD DECISION AWAY!"
~~ Josh, winning the argument.
"Congress . . . shall include every idiot, lunatic, insane person, and person non compos mentis[.]" ~1 U.S.C. § 1, selectively quoted for accuracy.