#12 Abu Ali - on Palestinian "democracy" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 24.03.07 | 11:17 (IST)

    That's right, Abu Ali, blame all the Palestinian problems on someone else, in the true Arab tradition. That way you'll never have to shoulder responsibility and solve them for yourselves. Take Iraq. Do you want to claim that the Sunnis and Shi'ites killing each other is also the fault of the US or Israel, and not the result of the age-old enmity of Sunnis and Shi'ites, starting with the assassination of your nicknamesake, the Caliph Ali? BTW, if your nickname were Abu Omar and you lived in Iraq today, you would probably be killed. Arab democracy is an ocymoron.

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