Recent statements by leaders and governments in the United States, Turkey, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Jordan indicate an interest in creating so-called safe zones in Syria. While no detailed plans for creating and managing such…
I. The International Criminal Court
A. The ICC’s Value-Added in Syria
B. The Need for Increased Support for the ICC
C. The Imperative of an “ICC referral”
D. The Drawbacks of an Ad Hoc Tribunal for Syria
II. National Prosecutions in Syria
1. Could the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecute war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Syria?
2. Should the Security Council refer the situation in Syria to the ICC?
3. What impact could an ICC referral have?
4. Would pursuing…