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Israel’s unsung protector: but will US veto again?

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Published: 16 April 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Israel’s unsung protector: Obama – Lara Friedman – The New York Times 10.04.16
Over seven years, Obama has not permitted passage of any Security Council resolution specifically critical of Israel. But the record shows that, since 1967, every other American president allowed, or even had America vote for, Security Council resolutions taking Israel to task for actions and policies toward the Palestinians and other Arab neighbors.
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As Palestinians head back to the UN, cause for concern in Israel – Ralph Ahren – The Times of Israel 12.04.16
Upcoming Security Council resolution is projected to easily win the votes it needs — and this time a US veto is far from assured.

Obama, support Abbas' UN Resolution,
no matter what Netanyahu says – Haaretz editorial 09.04.16
’A veto of the latest resolution, which does not include a single clause that contradicts US policy, would constitute a diplomatic and moral renunciation of the peace process. It would give Israel permission to continue its settlement policy and would heighten the Palestinians’ frustration and despair, which feed the terror attacks.’

Is Obama planning his revenge on Netanyahu?
– Dana Somberg – The Jerusalem Post 14.04.16

Obama-hate – an early warning system
February 27, 2016


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