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    • Ben Gurion
    • 13.03.06 | 20:38 (IST)

    You don't seem to be a man of fine details, Mr. Citizen. Israel has some little imperfections of its democracy right now, but overall it is a good democracy, especially compared to its neighbors. If you say, "Thank you Ben, for pointing out the entire root of the problem", I wonder what problem you are talking about, the state of war? It has nothing to do with any democracy questions. Israel has a far better democracy than Syria, for example. It is not "sham" democracy. We hope that with the attainment of peace, all remnants of discrimination will be gone, for example, not having Arabs serve in the IDF. (You can't do it now if your intention is to remain alive.)

    from the article: Lieberman - nyet, nyet, nyet
    First published 00:00 13.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 13.03.06
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