The ICC prosecutor’s determination of jurisdiction relies on a controversial and legally problematic recognition of Palestinian statehood.
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Earlier this week, the the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, sought to open an investigation of possible crimes in Georgia. Her focus is the August 2008 fighting that took place there between Russian forces, the Georgian government, and Georgian separatists. Several aspects of the prosecutor's move deserve attention.