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Guest Post: The ICC at a crossroads – Examining the decision to authorise the Afghan investigation

The following is a guest post by Mr Manasvin Andra. Mr Andra is a third year student currently enrolled in the undergraduate law program at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) in Hyderabad, India. The International Criminal Court’s (‘ICC’) recent decision allowing Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to investigate allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan adds a new wrinkle to the Court’s long-running conflict with the United States. In reversing the decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber (‘PTC’), the Appeals Chamber of the ICC affirmed the Court’s position as the foremost adjudicatory body in the realm of international criminal law and…