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Washington used its veto 32 times to shield Israel from critical draft resolutions between 1972 and 1997. This constituted nearly half of the total of 69 U.S. vetoes cast since the founding of the U.N.
Call for UN Observers Force in West Bank, Gaza, 3/27/2001 Vetoed 9-1 (US), with four abstentions (Britain, France, Ireland and Norway)
Condemned acts of terror, demanded an end to violence and the establishment of a monitoring mechanism to bring in observers. 12/14/2001, Vetoed 12-1, (US) with two abstentions (Britain and Norway)
On the killing by Israeli forces of several UN employees and the destruction of the World Food Programme (WFP) warehouse ,12/19/2002 ,12-1 (US) with two abstentions (Bulgaria and Cameroon)
Demand that Israel halt threats to expel Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, 9/16/03, Vetoed 11-1 (US) with three abstentions (Britain, Germany and Bulgaria)
Seeks to bar Israel from extending security fence, 10/14/03, Vetoed 10-1 with four absentations (Britain, Germany, Bulgaria and Cameroon)
Condemns Israel for killing Ahmed Yassin, 3/25/04, Vetoed 11-1 (US) with three absentations (Britain, Germany, Romania)
Calls For Israel To Halt Gaza Operation, 10/05/04, Vetoed 11-1 (US) with three absentations (Britain, Germany, Romania) Calls For Israel To Halt Gaza Operation 7/13/06 Vetoed 10-1 (US) with four absentations (Britain, Peru, Denmark and Slovakia)
Calls For Israel To Halt Gaza Operation, 11/11/06, Vetoed 10-1 (US) with four absentations (Britain, Denmark, Japan and Slovakia)