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I think the law is ok, if impractical: only the Security Council can authorize any intervention, and I know they can instruct the ICC to open an investigation. Though I don't know if any other party can. I believe signatories to the genocide convention are obligated (or may) bring a case to the ICC or ICJ or something.

But once something hits the Security Council, it all appears political What the UN needs is a citizenship of its own..

"It Can't Be Just About Us"
--Frank Schnittger, ETian Extraordinaire

by papicek (papi_cek_at_hotmail_dot_com) on Mon Mar 16th, 2009 at 05:46:05 AM EST
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