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War crimes and national security

How dare she question the sanctity of American militarism?

As national security adviser John Bolton declared last fall, the International Criminal Court constitutes "an assault on the constitutional rights of the American people and the sovereignty of the United States."

That's you and me that Bolton is speaking about, and the recent revocation of ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's -- in the wake of her insistence on investigating, among other things, U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan -- is just the latest step in the diplomatic war the United States has declared against the court since it was

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