Jan 9, 2006

Bush et Ethnic Shortstops Fear War Crime Charges. Si! Si!

....the Jordanian parliament approved two new security laws over the weekend. One of them would shield US citizens from war crimes
prosecution in the International Criminal Court, and the other is aimed at fighting terrorist financing.

But it was the ICC waiver that provoked the most heated debate, the network reports, with many opposition MPs saying the only reason that Jordan signed it was that the US threatened to withhold aid if Jordan didn't support the US position. The Bush administration is vehemently opposed to the ICC. Read More at CSMonitor

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