Questions for discussion
- How should the definition of armed conflict--and thus the subject matter
jurisdiction--of international criminal courts be defined?
- How should the law of armed conflict be adapted to the realities of insurgency
campaigns--should customary practices of insurgents be privileged?
- Should the category of illegal combatants be recognized, meaning that they
are legitimate targets but everything they do is a war crime?
- Does international criminal law intrude so far into the inherently political
realm, e.g. by permitting prosecution of heads of state, that it is impracticable