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    • Raymond in DC
    • 18.03.12 | 15:34 (IST)

    ... is not under its jurisdiction. Therefore the Israeli government can't be "brought to justice" at the ICC. It's also clear why Israel elected not to join the ICC - because they knew they'd never get justice there. Like so many international organizations, it is a political body. And where politics rules, Israel is at a fundamental disadvantage.

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