Michael Mandel


This article outlines the case against NATO as having committed war crimes that the author believes should have been tried before the ICTY. The author argues that by not subjecting countries like the United States and other NATO members to international criminal trials and consequences, it undermines international criminal law. The author concludes by discussing the ICC and the United States qualified signing of, and suggested withdrawal from, the treaty and the ramifications that it has for the legitimacy of international criminal law.