Guess why they are having kittens and climbing the wall? Because the veto is – umm – vetoable. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rammer
    • 23.09.11 | 03:50 (IDT)

    Because it has never happened before, people assume that the drop of a veto is as final as the fall of the guillotine, and cannot be countermanded. A number of knowledgeable persons I know say that it is possible to challenge a veto; but they don’t speculate on the chance of success since this tack has not been tried before. A veto needs to be reasonable and in compliance with related laws. If it fails that criteria, it could be disputed and referred for adjudication at the International Court by a majority of the General Assembly. I thought I would share this gem with all you folks. Given the increasing tension about reforming the Security Council, the Palestinians will have no trouble precipitating a most delicious crisis. Have a good time friends, and do enjoy the waning days of September.

    from the article: Abbas to seek full UN recognition despite Western pressure
    First published 03:00 23.09.11 | Last updated 03:00 23.09.11
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