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'Israel needs to invade The Hague'

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posted on Jan, 31 2009 @ 07:36 PM
'Israel needs to invade The Hague' - The Jerusalem Post.

Our troops couldn't fire a bullet anywhere in the terrorist-controlled enclave without some human rights expert flaming on CNN and the BBC that they had wounded an innocent Palestinian.

A comprehensive strategy was needed to shield soldiers from criminal prosecutions.

ONE NEED only to look to the US to see what sorts of potential legislative defenses are possible.

In 2002, the Rome Treaty creating the International Criminal Court (ICC) was signed by numerous countries.

The Senate passed the American Service-Members Protection Act (ASMPA) in response. ASMPA's stated purpose was to "to protect United States military personnel and other elected and appointed officials of the United States government against criminal prosecution by an international criminal court to which the United States is not party."

ASMPA prohibits any American governmental entity or court from cooperating with the ICC and bars the US from transferring any information to the ICC or to countries that are party to the Rome Treaty.

There is no reason that the Knesset to date has not passed similar legislation designed to protect IDF soldiers from criminal prosecutions.

The Knesset must immediately legislate a far-reaching law prohibiting any agency, court or citizen from cooperating or passing information to any war crimes tribunal. It should block access to foreign investigators, including UN special rapporteurs.

The government should be empowered to utilize all necessary force to resist any effort to arrest IDF officers accused of war crimes anywhere in the world.

Foreign countries should be made to understand we mean business.

posted on Jan, 31 2009 @ 08:56 PM
What if the Reichstag had enacted such a law in 1930`s Germany ?

Would it have been upheld ?


So many dangerous prescients , why on earth would anyone follow International Law when the "champions of democracy" flout it at their discretion .

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