US applauds top UN court decision not to investigate claims of war crimes in Afghanistan

//US applauds top UN court decision not to investigate claims of war crimes in Afghanistan

US applauds top UN court decision not to investigate claims of war crimes in Afghanistan

Donald Trump administration officials took a victory lap on Friday after the International Criminal Court decided not to proceed with an investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan, hailing it as vindication of their insistence that the court has no jurisdiction over US forces who might have been implicated in a probe.The judges’ decision appeared to end the quest for accountability for victims of abuses following the US invasion of Afghanistan. The prosecutor was particularly interested in…

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