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NYT: Pentagon Blocking Biden Admin from Sharing Likely Russian War Crimes Evidence with ICC

HeadlineMar 09, 2023

The Pentagon is blocking the Biden administration from sharing evidence about Russian atrocities in Ukraine with the International Criminal Court in The Hague. That’s according to The New York Times, citing current and former U.S. officials who say Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin objected over concerns that sharing evidence would set a precedent, making it more likely the ICC would prosecute U.S. military personnel. The 1998 Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court has been ratified by 123 nations, but not the United States, Russia or Ukraine.

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