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ICC Prosecutor Calls For Afghanistan War Crimes Investigation

The scope of such a probe by the International Criminal Court isn't clear, but it could have the potential to involve U.S. troops.
ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she has decided to request authorization to open a formal investigation of war crimes in Afghanistan. / Peter Dejong / Getty Images

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is calling for an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan.

The scope of such an investigation isn't clear, but it could have the potential to involve U.S. troops. Fatou Bensouda that she has decided to request authorization to open a formal investigation. ICC judges would then decide

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