Would prohibit funding for any U.S. participation in the International Criminal Court (ICC). The findings in the bill state that those seeking to prevent Israel from defending itself from militant groups and their sponsors have used the ICC to do so. These efforts have included the PA’s request for the ICC to investigate Operation Cast Lead, and the recommendation by the UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza conflict that the Goldstone Report be referred to the ICC for further action.
Would state the sense of Congress that the president and secy. of state should lead a diplomatic effort to defend the right to self-defense of the U.S. and its indispensable ally Israel against efforts to deny that right to democracies.
See also: related measures H.R. 4636 of 2/22/10, H. Res. 1241 of 4/13/10, H.R. 5065 of 4/20/10, S. Res. 548 of 6/9/10, H.R. 5501 of 6/10/10, H. Res. 1440 of 6/14/10, H. Res. 1553 of 7/22/10, S. 3676 of 7/29/10, H. Res. 1599 of 7/30/10, H. Con. Res. 315 of 9/14/10, H. Res. 1731 of 11/18/10, and H. Res. 1734 of 11/29/10.