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    • tuairimiocht
    • 31.07.07 | 15:56 (IDT)

    Of course there are anti-democratic aspects of the government in Israel. It is impossible to have a state that is simultaneously and absolutely Jewish and absolutely democratic. Similarly it is impossible to have a state that is simultaneously and absolutely Christian and democratic, or Islamic and democratic. For a country of deeply religious people who value good government, the Turkish model is the way to go.

    from the article: Violating the norms of democracy
    First published 00:00 31.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.07.07
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