Ben Gurion...I think we like the Israeli system - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Khalid
    • 18.09.05 | 23:30 (IDT)

    Ben, we need a President, but he shouldn't be too powreful. We will not allow ourselves to repeate the dismal scenes in the Arab world. I believe that the parliament should have the real power, as this is the ultimate test of democracy and the power of the people. we also need a strong judicial system..for in a democracy the law is the king, while in a dictatorhsip, the king is the law. Non the less, we must not forget for a minute that our democracy will not be complete and real as long as we are not free from the occupation and don't have sovereignty. Democracy, in the final analysis, requires freedom, without which there can be no real democracy.

    from the article: Of course, Egypt is to blame
    First published 00:00 18.09.05 | Last updated 00:00 18.09.05
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