Judge Andrew Napolitano: Barack Obama Can Be Indicted as War Criminal If He Strikes Syria - 9/9/13
- uploaded: Sep 10, 2013
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9/9/13 - Fox News - The pressure to strike Syria is really heating up for President Obama (even if there now appears to be a way out), but it might not necessarily be legal to do so. Judge Andrew Napolitano reiterated as much to Shepard Smith on Tuesday, saying this time that if Obama strikes Syria, he could very well be declared a war criminal by the European walked through all the ways the United States could exercise authority under international law, from a retaliatory attack to preempting a "dangerously imminent" attack on American soil. Even intervening when a nation has violated an international agreement they are partner to is okay, the problem being that Syria never signed the Chemical Weapons warned that if Obama proceeds anyway, the consequences could be particularly dire for him."The president runs the risk of being declared a war criminal by a magistrate in the If they indict him as a war criminal, an indictment for which there's no statute of limitations, after he leaves the White House, he can't go to Europe for fear of having to confront this."