Middle East Studies

Nicola Perugini Writes Op-Ed for London Review of Books

February 5, 2015

Nicola Perugini,Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Italian Studies and Middle East Studies, has written an opinion column for theLondon Review of Books. The op-ed, “Israel and the ICC“, discusses the possible impact of the ICC’s decision to commence a preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine.

The decision by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, to open ‘a preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine’ could have a concrete political impact in Israel/Palestine, but not because the ICC will end up charging officials for carrying out war crimes.

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