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To veto, or not to veto, that is the question

There has recently been a barrage of vociferous condemnations aimed at the United Nations Security Council’s members’ use of the veto power to prevent action being taken to alleviate or avert tragic scenarios around the world. The United Nations Charter, although imperfect and undoubtedly not fully democratic, captures the essence of responsible inter-state behavior. It […]