Comment on the Politics Lecture Question: “To what extent should the ICC Office of the Prosecutor consider or engage in politics to advance international justice?”
As we have learned, the ICC is not naive about its position. Yes, the court must be aware of its political implications; this is absolutely necessary to successfully navigate the international justice scene. However, the strategic utilization of its position, while attractive in the possible promotion of peace (as in the peace vs. justice debate), is a short-term maneuver.
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