Tribunal Considers U.S. Job Applicants; Bush Opposes New Criminal court.(WORLD)
Byline: Nicholas Kralev, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
THE HAGUE - Hundreds of Americans have applied for the initial 26 jobs at the new International Criminal Court (ICC) despite the Bush administration's strong opposition to the tribunal, court officials said yesterday.
Although preference in the hiring process will be given to candidates from the court's 139 member-states, the officials said that there is no rule that disqualifies U.S. citizens, and that they will be seriously considered based on their competence and skills.
"We've received over 1,400 applications so far, and those from the United States are in the hundreds," said a member of the advanced …
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