A Grotian Moment

The International Criminal Court, The U.S., and The Hague Tradition

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    On July 4, 2012, U.S. students and citizens led a celebration of the International Criminal Court at the Nieuwe Kerk.

    The interior of the Nieuwe Kerk today.
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    A scene from the July 4, 1899 U.S. led celebration of Grotius at the Nieuwe Kerk in Delft, Netherlands.


Characterizing the present unsettled reality of international society as "a Grotian Moment" is a way of underscoring the view that this is a time of potential transition from one type of world order to another ...

Richard Falk

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