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07-13-2006, 05:23 PM
U.S. vetoes U.N. condemnation of Israel

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060713/ap_on_re_mi_ea/un_israel_gaza;_ylt=Aq_iFSeZwF5ieQ1wOoXlWX2s0NUE;_ ylu=X3oDMTA2Z2szazkxBHNlYwN0bQ--

(Gold9472: Who in their right mind would want to stop bloodshed? That's crazy talk.)

1 hour, 25 minutes ago

UNITED NATIONS - The United States cast the first U.N. Security Council veto in nearly two years Thursday, blocking an Arab-backed resolution that would have demanded Israel halt its military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

The draft, sponsored by Qatar, accused Israel of a "disproportionate use of force" that endangered Palestinian civilians, and it demanded Israel withdraw its troops from Gaza.

Cloak & Swagger
07-13-2006, 10:17 PM

07-15-2006, 02:02 PM
Oh I'm shocked. Imagine that. I'm sure this is unprecendented (http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/UN/usvetoes.html)!