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    • 13.10.10 | 09:49 (IST)

    Democracy comes in all shapes and flavours - you have the American version whereby sheriffs, judges, city, county, state and federal officials/representatives are elected, then you have the British "mother of all democracies" model where you have an election once every five years for parliament, with no recall when politicians are caught with their hand in the till, and of course a head of state that is a birthright, so it looks like Syria and the UK are equally democratic.

    from the article: Vice Premier: No chance of peace with Palestinians in near future
    First published 12:57 12.10.10 | Last updated 12:57 12.10.10
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