• Press TV
A prominent political analyst says that the United States uses its veto power in the United Nations Security Council to protect Israel, Press TV reports.
During an interview with Press TV, Professor at the Notre Dame University, Eugene Dabbous criticized the flawed structure of the UNSC, saying the US is “using its veto to protect Israel”.
Although the United Nations has more than 190 member states, only five permanent members, Russia, China, France, the UK, and the US enjoy veto power.
Dabbous questioned democracy within the UNSC, where some nations do not have permanent seats and a few others have the power to prevent the adoption of resolutions.
“Today the UN Security Council does not reflect the reality. Countries like Germany and Japan as well as India deserve a seat. Deserve rights similar to the Americans or the Russians. There is no reason why two members of the EU should have veto power and countries like India or Brazil don’t have permanent seats,” he argu
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