posted on Aug, 7 2014 @ 04:25 PM
a reply to: RancorXXX
Yeah this is not going to go anywhere.
The person in question lacks standing to take the action they are wanting. From the Domestic law side Congress authorized the use of military force
against Iraq (and Afghanistan).
From an international law side - Problematic.
The International Criminal Court (which is not part of the UN but used by the UN) is a possibility however the US is not a signatory to the treaty.
The ICC includes a legal term called universal jurisdiction. It allows a member nation to the ICC to claim jurisdiction in another country where
crimes that violated the ICC charter occurred and only if the nation targeted fails to act on the complaint within a certain time period (a year I
think). A country who is not a signatory can request the ICC to investigate. The ICC charter prohibits the use of the court against a non signatory
The other issue would be the UN Charter (Chapter VII).
The other issue is how our Constitution works with regards to international treaties.
Also I thought any claims against the US government were required to be handled by the Federal DC court. If someone knows otherwise speak
edit on 7-8-2014 by Xcathdra because: (no reason given)