The US would be undermining its own interests by insisting on insulation of its personnel as the price for its toleration or support for the International Criminal Court. Broomhall argues that the US ought, in its own interest, to lay the foundations for eventually supporting the ICC, notwithstanding the potential (albeit remote) risk of investigation of its nationals.
Toward U.S. Acceptance of the International Criminal Court,
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