Monarchies vs Democracies - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Arie
    • 30.11.10 | 21:38 (IST)

    The Muslim world has no history with democracies and has in fact proven that when given the opportunity they will regress to totalitarian rule. Turkey is one good example of a democratic Muslim state failing. The recently deceased Lebanon attempted democratic values which eventually led to patricide and a PM existing at the whim of an occupying country. The rule of either a monarch or military dictatorship will never change in Islam

    from the article: WikiLeaks cables: You can't blame Israel for mistrusting Arabs, says Qatari ruler
    First published 18:52 30.11.10 | Last updated 18:52 30.11.10
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