"Israel is a shining beacon in the Middle East"... Now that is a joke! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Get real Israel.
    • 09.05.11 | 21:37 (IDT)

    There is only one country in the Middle East that is genuinely democratic, very powerful, respected by virtually most of the region and beyond, prosperous and is at peace with all her neighbours! Oh, and to put the icing on the cake, she is a country that is admired, whereby "the people" throughout the region would love their country to emulate, and, is the catalyst for the winds of change we are currently seeing in the Middle East! Now that's what I call "A shining beacon in the Middle East"!! Which country is this? Well guess what, it aint Israel!!

    from the article: 'On its 63rd birthday, Israel is a shining beacon in the Middle East'
    First published 19:57 09.05.11 | Last updated 19:57 09.05.11
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