International Court

Three law faculty and a human rights lawyer filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Friday, claiming that the government’s sanctions against the Office of the Prosecutor in the International Criminal Court prevents the plaintiffs from providing legal services to victims of atrocity crimes.

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White House Imposes Sanctions on Prosecutor Behind Afghanistan Probe

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is placing sanctions on the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, escalating its feud with the global judicial body investigating American military actions in Afghanistan.

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White House Was Briefed on Russian Bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence.

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GOP Lawmakers Urge Action After Russia-Afghanistan Briefing

Eight Republican lawmakers attended a White House briefing Monday about explosive allegations that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan — intelligence the White House insisted the president himself had not been fully read in on.

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