United Nations Security Council
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philosophy. While it may at first seem less than subtle, what is printed elsewhere is the extreme
Adjust your perception of normality
The Security Council, with its utterly undemocratic unequal voting power distribution, is the fulcrum between United States' power and the perception of the US as a supporter of democracy. While decisions are made by what most are content or ignorant enough to believe is a democratic institution, the US is free to work against democracy with the guise of working for it.
It is composed of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) with veto power and ten elected members that serve two year terms. Thus, US power need only be wielded temporarily, over the ten temporary members, to control the Security Council voting.