[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
1 online resource (30 pages)
Reviews background on U.S. policy toward the International Criminal Court (ICC), which was established in 2002 by a treaty negotiated in Rome under UN auspices to prosecute war crimes and other crimes against humanity. Examines ICC jurisdiction; the ICC Office of the Prosecutor; extradition to the ICC; and preliminary investigation of a situation, including examples of preliminary analyses in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Gaza Strip. Traces developments in U.S. ICC policy highlighting executive branch and Congressional action.