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How the US Uses the UN Veto – and How it is Used by Russia and China


I understand the use of  the veto to advance national interests but it is interesting to see what these interests were/are.  The 1970s were a long time ago but the ratio of  US vetoes vs China’s and Russia’s vetoes is … Continue reading

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Europeans Criticize Fierce U.S. Response to Leaks


By STEVEN ERLANGER, NYT,Published: December 9, 2010 Read more in the NYT… PARIS — For many Europeans, Washington’s fierce reaction to the flood of secret diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaksdisplays imperial arrogance and hypocrisy, indicating a post-9/11 obsession with secrecy that contradicts … Continue reading

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