US warns of “swift, vigorous response” if Hague court targets  US or Israel personnel

President Donald trump issued a statement on Friday, warning the International Criminal Court ICC at The Hague: “Any attempt to target American, Israeli, or allied personnel for prosecution will be met with a swift and vigorous response.” The statement went on to say:  “The ICC announced its unanimous rejection of a request to investigate American military and intelligence professionals who served in Afghanistan. This is a major international victory, not only for these patriots, but for the rule of law. We welcome this decision and reiterate our position that the United States holds American citizens to the highest legal and ethical standards. Since the creation of the ICC, the United States has consistently declined to join the court because of its broad, unaccountable prosecutorial powers; the threat it poses to American national sovereignty; and other deficiencies that render it illegitimate.”

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5 thoughts on “US warns of “swift, vigorous response” if Hague court targets  US or Israel personnel

  • Apr 13, 2019 @ 18:51 at 18:51
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    Has ICC successfully closed the issue with prosecuting state-driven Sharia all over the World, and is out of work? What about the Climate War against Earth conducted by the OPEC?

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  • Apr 14, 2019 @ 7:02 at 7:02
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    The ICC actions should be confined to Europe. They have no business trying the whole world. If they insist then then they should start with countries in Africa, next to judgement should be Hamas and then the rest of the the Muslim countries. That should take them another twenty or more years while more problems build up in those same countries.

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  • Apr 14, 2019 @ 17:01 at 17:01
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    This is why Pres. G Bush II would not join the ICC. The big picture is the UN and it many tentacles that exist around the world that we as members of the UN pay for. It is all the work of the UN and we still refuse to see the rreality politically and that is why we should get out of the UN.

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  • Apr 15, 2019 @ 1:29 at 1:29
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    The ICC has no jurisdiction over Americans, Israelis, or any other nation which refused to submit to its voluntary jurisdiction. A number of African nations which had previously voluntarily submitted to ICC jurisdiction, such as Sudan, have withdrawn from the Court. The Court has absolutely no jurisdiction over any nation which has never acceded to its jurisdiction, or has since withdrawn from its jurisdiction. The ICC is as the Chinese say, a “Paper Tiger!”

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  • Apr 15, 2019 @ 4:15 at 4:15
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    The reason i follow this is that i’m a paralegal student as of this moment. I plan on working w/ a firm that specifically handles stuff similar to this.

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