Previous Chapter Chapter 15: The International Criminal Court: National Interests Versus International Norms
Chapter 15: The International Criminal Court: National Interests Versus International Norms
Before You Begin
- What is the International Criminal Court (ICC), and why do many countries, including principal allies of the US, believe that it is needed?
- Why was the U.S. position so contrary to positions its allies took?
- Is there merit to the U.S. position in this case? Have there been any major reasons for us to change the U.S. position? Why or why not?
- Should advocates of the ICC be concerned that the cases brought to the ICC so far have involved failed or failing states in Africa?
- Should international law, or the global rule of law, sometimes supersede national interests? If so, when? Why or why not?
- What ...