It remains to be seen whether Muammar Qaddafi will be extradited to the International Criminal Court and whether the court has learned from past mistakes.
The latest Taliban attack on Kabul comes amid new Afghanistan government efforts to lure militants away from the insurgency.
Afghanistan hopes to gain control of more of its territory before August elections. The Taliban could disrupt voter turnout in areas it holds.
In Helmand Province, poppy cultivation funds insurgent activities. As the operation began, the US military announced a US soldier had been captured in another province.
Omar al-Bashir is the first sitting president to be indicted for crimes against humanity and war crimes. Critics worry the move could destabilize the country.
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for President Omar al-Bashir on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.