Talk:United Nations Security Council veto power

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Veto Power Reform[edit]

I've made changes to veto power reform. It needs some citation and the like, and may not be in the style needed; as this is my first contribution to Wikipedia, I understand if it needs to be reverted. Methulah 02:50, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Rwanda[edit]

I removed the reference to Rwanda as I don't see how the reference indicates that UN inaction was due to the veto. If there had been no veto, then the UN probably would have been just as slow to react.

Roadrunner 15:50, 7 June 2007 (UTC) df —Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.191.205.27 (talk) 23:48, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

UN against war because of vetoed Israel Issues?[edit]

"[The United States] has become by far the most frequent user of the veto, mainly against resolutions criticising Israel. This has been a constant cause of friction between the General Assembly and the Security Council, as seen with the 2003 Iraqi war which was not endorsed by the UN." -- Is that really the reason most of the general assembly didn't endorse the invasion? If it really was then the statement really needs references (as it sounds implausible otherwise). Lionfish

It would be great if someone created a page with an extensive list of every Security Council veto that's been exercised. Wingedbeaver (talk) 16:44, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

A complete list (up to 2009) is available here. I don't think they're all notable enough for Wikipedia; I would be content with an article e.g. for the most extreme cases where a resolution was rejected 14-1 (14 supporters, 1 veto). The US, Russia and China all figure in some such cases. Apparently the majority of these were indeed vetoes by the US on resolutions against Israel. --Roentgenium111 (talk) 17:50, 20 November 2011 (UTC)

List of vetoes[edit]

Do we have such a list (of vetoed proposals)? It would be pretty useful. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 11:29, 3 August 2013 (UTC)

I second the request for a list of vetoed proposals. I suggest a table with the headings date, vetoing nation, proposal. 50.71.210.133 (talk) 08:20, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

Table of veto statistics[edit]

I really like the bar chart, but it is hard to quote and it groups far too many years together. I'd like to see a sortable table with the headings year, nation, # of vetos.

If breaking vetoes down by year is too much effort, perhaps by decade. 50.71.210.133 (talk) 08:20, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

When is it not a veto?[edit]

Why didn't negative votes by permanent members count as vetoes blocking resolutions 87 and 88?--86.132.33.255 (talk) 23:13, 19 August 2014 (UTC)