Yes and the Palestinians were entitled to elect Hamas ... who would not even have participated in the 06 election were it not for the insistence of G.W.Bush over Israeli objections it should be remembered ... but see where that got them. Call that a lesson in "democracy". Israel is now also getting one, albeit a less extreme version, but a lesson all the same.
Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov in Malaysia on Wednesday (Reuters)
from the article: Memo to Obama: Two little Hebrew words make all the difference