...a real democracy, and we did it. No one expects much from our repressive neighbours, and that´s why Ian McEwan and others never really have bothered to critize countries like Syria and Iran. But since we claim to be a modern democracy, then more is expected from us. That´s fine. I don´t have a problem with that. Israel should be compared to England, not to Yemen.
UN Security Council condemns North Korea launch, vows action (Reuters)
from the article: Accepting Jerusalem Prize, McEwan slams Israeli policies