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United States Vetoes Security Council Resolution Declaring Israeli Settlements Illegal

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2017


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Contemporary Practice of The United States Relating to International Law
Copyright ©by the American Society of International Law,2011

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1 UN Press Release, United States Vetoes Security Council Resolution on Israeli Settlements (Feb. 18, 2011), at Scholar

2 David E., Sanger, U.S. Tries to Head off Vote Against Israeli Settlements, N.Y. Times, Feb. 18, 2011, at A10Google Scholar ; Neil, MacFarquhar, Lone ‘No’ Vote by U.S., Blocks Security Council Censure of Israeli Settlements, N.Y. Times, Feb. 19, 2011, at A4Google Scholar ; Colum, Lynch, U.S. Uses Veto to Block Anti-Israel Vote at U.N., Wash. Post, Feb. 19, 2011, at A3.Google Scholar

3 Mr. Abbas’s Revealing Resolution, Editorial, Wash. Post, Feb. 19, 2011, at A20.Google Scholar

4 U.S. Mission to the UN Press Release No. 2011/29, Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E., Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Resolution on the Situation in the Middle East, Including the Question of Palestine, in the Security Council Chamber (Feb. 18, 2011), at Google Scholar .