Not a war crime unless we say so

This decision certainly opens a can of worms.

The judge is saying that “a government official is immune
for a war crime, for killing people, if a government – in this case the Israelis and also the American government – says so,” LaHood said. “It makes the prohibition against war crimes almost meaningless.”

By that definition, suicide bombings in Israel are perfectly legal, so long as they are sanctioned by the Palestinian government.

You couldn’t make this stuff up.