Building a proper democracy in a country which has never had one is incredibly difficult. It will involve backward and forward steps, - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Pragmatist
    • 07.12.12 | 23:04 (IST)

    Here we are seeing the clash between educated urban secularists, and conservative religious elements who think that they are guided by god ( which in effect is anything they chose it to mean). Democracy and a religious state (be it Christian, Muslem, or Jewish) are mutually exclusive

    from the article: Thousands in Cairo protest Egypt president as opposition rejects talks
    First published 18:01 07.12.12 | Last updated 18:01 07.12.12
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