“We should tell the ICC to mind its own business,” conservative commentator Pat Buchanan shot back. “But we should have the Congress of the United States and the leaders of the United States debate this issue and set rules of engagement we can all agree upon and follow.”

Newsweek contributing editor Eleanor Clift said that the issues that will be raised by the U.N. were debated this week during the Senate confirmation hearings for director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee, John Brennan.

“It’s nice that we’re fighting about it, but the drone program is here to stay. And I don’t believe that the U.N. may — is going to raise questions about invading the sovereignty of other countries, ” Clift said. “But they don’t have any power to stop this, and we’re not going to be the only country that has drones.”