Bush Administration Votes at the UN


GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SECURITY COUNCIL

2001

  • 1337 (UNIFIL) — 1/30/01 US Vote: Yes
  • 1351 (UNDOF) — 5/30/01 US Vote: Yes
  • 1365 (UNIFIL) — 7/31/01 US Vote: Yes
  • 1381 (UNDOF) — 11/27/01
  • US Vote: Yes

    2002

  • 1391 (UNIFIL) — 1/28/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1397 (Affirms vision of two states, Israel and Palestine, and calls for end to violence) — 3/12/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1402 (Mideast Situation) — 3/30/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1403 (Mideast Situation) — 4/4/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1405 (Humanitarian situation in the OPT) — 4/19/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1415 (UNDOF) — 5/30/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1428 (UNIFIL) — 7/30/02 US Vote: Yes
  • 1435 (Mideast Situation) — 9/24/02 US Vote: Abstain
  • 1451 (UNDOF) — 12/17/02
  • US Vote: Yes

    2003

  • 1456 (Combatting Terrorism) — 1/20/03 US Vote: Yes
  • 1461 (UNIFIL) — 1/30/03 US Vote: Yes
  • 1488 (UNDOF) — 6/26/03 US Vote: Yes
  • 1496 (UNIFIL) — 7/31/03 US Vote: Yes
  • 1515 (Endorsement of the road map for peace) — 11/19/03
  • US Vote: Yes

    2004

  • 1544 (Condemning Israel's actions in the Rafah (Gaza) area) — 5/19/04 US Vote: Abstain
  • US VETOS OF UN RESOLUTIONS

    • 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. 12/15/2001 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 12/20/2002 12-1 (US) with 2 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