Observations on the 150th anniversary of the ICRC

31-12-2012 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 888, by John Bellinger

Perspectives on the ICRC – Opinion notes

See also: Fighting violations of humanitarian law, video interview with Pierre Krähenbühl


John Bellinger is a Partner at the law firm Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C. He served as Legal Adviser for the Department of State from 2005 to 2009 under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and as Senior Associate Counsel to the President and Legal Adviser to the National Security Council at the White House from 2001 to 2005. He headed the United States delegation for the negotiation of the Third Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions.