# 20 Please tell how old - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Kris
    • 09.12.07 | 17:14 (IST)

    ..are the european democraties? Nearly every one was created in the 20th century and are not that much older than Israel. Further more you should note that the one's to create the state of Israel are of the same origins as their european counterparts and therefore they knew what a democracy is. 60 years and many wars later, actually in a perpetual state of war, the Israeli Population does not even know what peace is, well how should they?

    from the article: The impossible forfeit
    First published 00:00 09.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.12.07
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