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Hillary Clinton's Strident Opposition to the International Criminal Court


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Hillary Clinton's Strident Opposition to the International Criminal Court

Stephen Zunes

Supporters of international law have expressed consternation that the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for president -- like most of her potential Republican rivals -- strongly supported the illegal U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Hillary Clinton's support for the Bush administration's request for war authorization effectively placed her in opposition to the United Nations Charter and the Nuremberg Principles forbidding such wars of aggression.