He also continued by saying---
"...This does not mean that we think the Court will be the best forum for resolving every dispute that may arise between states. In this regard, it is well known that the United States withdrew from the compulsory jurisdiction of the Court in 1985."
NO kidding...duh...as a bastard child of the UN, the US holds a standing seat.
But don't be selective in your copy and pasting. There exist many areas of conflict between the US and the this court....one of which is its disgusting and immoral biased stance on Bosnia.
You just want to run your suck.