about this elephant in the room. Listen to the blather from members of the Congress who threatened retaliation if the US even came out with a statement expressing their continuing opposition to the settlements. The truly amazing thing in this veto is that it so clearly sacrificed our own national interests to the demands of Israel and its settlement policy. Domestic fears of what the zionist lobby could do to thwart the aspirations of the Democrats candidates and Obama himself in 2012.
Saudi FM: We hope Iran uses sanction relief for development, not nefarious activities (Reuters)
from the article: With settlement resolution veto, Obama has joined Likud