The International Criminal Court provides this fact sheet on current situations and cases.
Luis Moreno-Ocampo addresses CFR on the foreign policy implications of the ICC's work.
John B. Bellinger III discusses why the United States is unlikely to join the International Criminal Court anytime soon.
Five ways Obama's Supreme Court nominee could change U.S. foreign policy.
John Bellinger argues that complying with the Vienna convention, "protects Americans abroad and confirms this country's commitment to international law."
Michael J. Gerson argues that Republican opposition to President Obama's appointment of Judge Sotomayor to the Supreme Court would be "politically risky and ultimately futile."
Paul B. Stares and Alexander Noyes argue that "A conditional suspension of the ICC's warrant for Bashir is the best way to prevent a collapse of the CPA, protect those still in need, and force Khartoum to act toward ending the conflict in Darfur."
The International Criminal Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for abuses committed in Darfur. The historic move augurs further upheaval for troubled Sudan.
Michael Gerson weighs in on the International Criminal Court's indictment of Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir and the challenges that now fall on the Obama administration.
Sundaa A. Bridgett Jones argues, "relative calm in South Sudan is no reason to make nice with a war criminal."
A paper examining the International Criminal Court (ICC) and assessing how the next president of the United States could more constructively engage with the ICC in accordance with the Rome Statute.
Session Three of a Council on Foreign Relations Symposium on International Law and Justice: Evolving Norms and U.S. Responses.
Session Two of a Council on Foreign Relations Symposium on International Law and Justice: Evolving Norms and U.S. Responses.
A move to indict Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir meets a sharp response from Arab and African leaders and raises questions about the future of Sudan's peace process.
The International Criminal Court has sparked controversy with its case selection and pursuit of justice in Uganda and Sudan.
A report that looks at how the USG handles situations in which it has a foreign national in its custody who is interested in transferring, like who it fears may be mistreated if transferred, either home or to a third country.
The UNHCR website states, "Adopted on the 1 July 2008, the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights merges the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Court of Justice of the African Union into one single court (Article 2). The Protocol, thus, replaces the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (adopted in 1998) and the Protocol of the Court of Justice of the African Union (adopted in 2003) (Article 1). The Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights is contained in the annex to the Protocol."
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More