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    • Danny
    • 10.12.09 | 09:57 (IST)

    Israelis love to paint Iran as a primitive, backwards theocracy hiding behind the guise of a democracy and with a penchant for nuclear weapons. Well, guess what - Israel too is a theocracy with a pseudo-democracy. The only real difference between Israel and Iran is that Israel HAS nuclear weapons, and has come close to using them (in 1973). So who is the more dangerous of the two?

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Let's face the facts, Israel is a semi-theocracy
    First published 01:19 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:47 10.12.09
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