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Arab League Summit to discuss warrant for al-Bashir

Reuters is reporting today:
The international arrest warrant for Sudan’s president will top the agenda of an Arab summit next week, which he may attend despite his indictment for war crimes, host Qatar said on Saturday.
Sudan’s Omar Hassan al-Bashir has made trips to Egypt, Eritrea, Libya and Ethiopia over the past two weeks, after the warrant was issued by the International …

International Criminal Court Begins First Trial Today

The New York Times reports:
More than six years after openings its doors, the International Criminal Court in The Hague began its first trial Monday, as Thomas Lubanga, a former Congolese warlord, took his seat in the dock, facing a crowded court and public gallery.
Mr. Lubanga, 48, once the leader of a powerful and violent militia, is accused of war …

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.