We keep hearing that the US is trying to prevent the Palestinians from getting a majority vote of 9 so that it would not be in the embarrassing position of having to use the veto. But the US has already said it will use the veto if necessary, and it is using all its might to twist arms at the Security Council repeating all the time that it will use the veto. If all these shinanigans are not a veto, then I don't know what I am.
- 7:40 AM
from the article: UN panel holds first meeting on Palestinian statehood bid