2> Both China, Russia, and the United States have been accused of war crimes.
3> All three countries have taken opposing sides against Britain, France, Greece, Brazil, etc. -- the other members of the UN Security Council -- to basically undermine the International Criminal Court by stripping it from its authority in trying human rights abuses in Darfur.
Apparently, it's not enough that the International Criminal Court not be used to convict Americans... or Russians... or Chinese. Now, they're apparently not supposed to convict anyone. Apprently, if the ICC actually succeed bringing war criminals to justice, it would set a bad precident.
If the Bush administration doesn't back down, they will essentially be granting a pardon to the perpetrators of one of the world's largest genocides... as well as doing their best to support genocides in Chechnya and Tibet. Go them.