Israel is rooted in democratic traditions - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Peter
    • 17.03.07 | 19:04 (IST)

    Let's not get carried away. While I disagree with specific policies, Israel's rooted in western democratic traditions. If this were not so, we would not have this discussion, but because it so, there is hope for the future. Sadly, the same cannot currently be said about Israel's neighbors. Their appeal to democratic rights seem to come only when it is convenient, and not as a matter of deeply held principle.

    from the article: PMO to Balad: We will thwart anti-Israel activity even if legal
    First published 00:00 16.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.03.07
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