If you contend Israel is the only democratic country in the Middle East, you are wrong. Turkey and Lebanon are democracies and have been so long before Israeli statehood. Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco and Dubai are Constitutional Monarchies modeled after the government of the UK. It is uncertain why this is important, it says little about the practical ethics and morals actually practiced by these governments. Democracy or not, Israel is in violation of more UN resolutions than any country in the world. There is no other democracy oppressing over 3 million people in an illegal occupation.
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