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U.S. Stance on Criminal Court Alienating Allies

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U.S. Stance on Criminal Court Alienating Allies

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U.S. Stance on Criminal Court Alienating Allies

U.S. Stance on Criminal Court Alienating Allies

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Congress has mandated that countries must give Americans immunity from prosecution in the newly formed International Criminal Court or risk losing U.S. military aid. But the Bush administration's hard-line stance on the court is hurting some important U.S. allies, including Colombia, Latvia and Bulgaria. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.