The Libyan warlord and presidential hopeful looks likely to avoid a summons to The Hague.
Criminal responsibility is a question of answerability; it declares certain actions to be wrong and calls those who are accused of having perpetrated such wrongs to answer for their actions.
Rumours of the ICC's imminent demise have been greatly exaggerated.
How can the International Criminal Court serve justice in a climate of intense rumour and bitter suspicion?
With the peace process derailed and the incoming Netanyahu administration promising zero tolerance to Palestine, joining the ICC sets a major cat among the pigeons.