Security Council: Will The US Have To Be The Adult?

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The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) dream of being Queen for a Day, were dashed today…but their real thrashing will come in a Security Council vote…   Here’s a quick refresher on how this all works at the ‘Useless Nations’:  According to the UN Charter, Article 27, Security Council decisions on all substantive matters require the affirmative votes of 9 members. There are 5 permanent members (US, UK, France, Russia & China). Ten other members are elected by the General Assembly for 2-year terms starting on January 1st, with 5 replaced every year. The members are chosen by regional groups and confirmed by the United Nations General Assembly. A no vote, or veto, also known as the…

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