It looks a quite western society. Even Jerusalem which is very multicultural looks quite modern. This type of integrist "Jewish state" indeed looks quite similar to any secular western democracy. If you mean that Israel is a theocracy and Iran is a theocracy, I would suggest that they look quite different. You Allegra would sure prefer to live in Israel than in Iran or Ramalah. Indeed, there is no peace but.... there is no war and terror has been basically curbed down . Western Europan cities or N York are not less threaten by terrorism than T Aviv. Furthermore if there is something disturbing..... is that Tel Aviv 'frikies' don't even know where Gaza is. This is indeed disturbing....
Nigeria says troops destroy extremist camp, rescue 178 people (AP)
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