It is measured by democratic principles, transparency is one, and equal rights for all are another and so. I do accept Israel is not Little America but please stop proclaiming Israel to be the only democracy in the Middle East. It is not. Israel is more a junta type regime with some democratic institutions for the purpose of prima facia only.
Republican former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore files paperwork to enter presidential race (AP)
from the article: Netanyahu: Israel will not be pushed to peace