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Who Controls the UN???

I just happened upon this interesting article on the BBC website:

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2828985.stm

In relevant part to the disagreements above:
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United States:
Seven of the last nine vetoes at the Security Council have been by the United States, and six of these have been of draft resolutions criticising the Israeli Government in some way.

The most recent, in December 2002, was a draft resolution criticising the killing by Israeli forces of several United Nations employees and the destruction of the World Food Programme warehouse in the West Bank.

In total, the US has blocked 35 draft resolutions on Israel.
 


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