[thechat] what if ...

Ben Dyer ben_dyer at imaginuity.com
Mon Feb 17 09:38:01 CST 2003

Doesn't the Security Council have to vote on stuff like that?

I couldn't imagine even France voting to retaliate against the U.S.

Anyways, I don't think it happens automatically.  The U.N. isn't a mutual
defense pact like NATO is...or, is supposed to be, I guess.


At 09:31 AM 2/17/2003, you wrote:
>US attacks Iraq w/o UN approval.
>Iraq is a member of the UN.
>Would other UN countries technically be obligated to retaliate against
>the US?

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