National Security takes precedence. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • MIKE
    • 28.07.10 | 18:41 (IDT)

    I'm in favor of Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press but National Security takes precedence. That's a given. The real issue here is whether material does actually threaten National Security. Who decides? You and I and the press do not get to make this decision. The government does. There are elected officials who make this decision. If you don't like the job they're doing or you disagree with them in this regard, at the next election vote them out and install an administration that more closely represents your point of view. But in the meantime, what the Administration says, goes! That's how it works.

    from the article: The Temple of Security
    First published 02:12 28.07.10 | Last updated 02:12 28.07.10
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