Any time, give me Israeli terror rather than the rule of law in Arab states - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Shirely
    • 10.02.13 | 20:40 (IST)

    Look, all states ultimately rely on force to back up their laws and policies. Isreal has existential issues and this means that force, unfortunately, is poised to pounce in a second. Having said that, Israel is highly respected by jurists in the West for its rule of law. That Israel must go beyond the rule of law is being underlined by the current drone debate in the USA. Essentially, when there is a very serious threat that cannot be safely managed by the rule of law, then a State's responsibility is to rationally and carefully go beyond the rule of law. Mistakes will undoubtedly be made in that process but to err is human. Unfortunately, that is little solace for innocent victims but the goal and the effect to protect the innocent.

    from the article: Daughter of slain peace activist Grunzweig: Israel imposes terror on its citizens
    First published 17:38 10.02.13 | Last updated 17:38 10.02.13
Haaretz Headlines
Security forces evacuating activists from former Sa-Nur settlement in northern West Bank.

200 activists cleared from former W. Bank settlement

The activists demanded that the state form a committee to discuss the return of settlers to northern Samaria in return for their leaving the place peacefully.

Jewish Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) hugs a pro-Iran deal Code Pink activist in Washington D.C.

'U.S. Jews aren't united behind Israel on Iran deal'

Israel's consul general in Philadelphia sent classified telegram to Jerusalem with grave warning about sentiments in U.S. Jewish community toward Israel's campaign against nuclear deal.

A still from Avishai Sivan’s film Tikkun.

Israel-centric film fest changes name fearing boycott

Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland to highlight six Israeli films, under revised program name First Look.

Protesters call for the release of Jonathan Pollard in Jerusalem, 2014.

What America taught Israel through Jonathan Pollard

Decision to keep convicted spy in prison for a full 30 years had nothing to do with anti-Israel attitudes.