This article briefly explores the implications of criminal acts directed against U.S. citizens when traveling abroad. It reviews the basis for providing legal protection to U.S. citizens under both international criminal law and U.S. law. It argues that the U.S. government should aggressively seek the extradition of the conspirators involved in the assasination plot against Mr. Bush. The Kuwaiti government arrested sixteen individuals for conspiring to assassinate Mr. Bush during a visit to Kuwait.
John G. McCarthy,
The United States Should Prosecute Those Who Conspired to Assassinate Former President Bush in Kuwait,
16 Fordham Int'l L.J. 1330
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