Breaking News! U.S. again used its veto to block an anti-Israel United Nations resolution to keep Israel from defending itself from terrorist attacks
As packed as the Security Council is with anti-U.S., anti-Israel, anti-Iraq War nations, it's no surprise that the majority voted for this resolution, while four lily-livered nations abstained and the U.S. had to veto it---rather than allow another anti-Semitic resolution to emerge from the anti-Semitic United Nations that has churned out a multitude of resolutions against Israel.
The corrupt U.N. has consistently supported Palestinian terrorism against Israel, as well as literally and admittedly supporting terrorist-funding by and through some of the U.N.'s 81 affiliated "humanitarian" agencies.
According to the just-posted column in Breitbart, "The United States vetoed a UN draft resolution that would have called for an end to Israeli attacks and "disproportionate use of force" in the Gaza Strip as well as for the release of a kidnapped Israeli soldier...
Explaining his negative vote, US Ambassador John Bolton described the text as "unbalanced" and was "not only untimely but also outmoded" because of the attacks against Israel by Lebanese Hezbollah militants and UN chief Kofi Annan's decision to send a crisis team to the region.
He said adoption of the resolution would have exacerbated tensions in the region and would have undermined "our vision of two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security..."
You can read the entire piece at the Breitbart link above.