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    • peleg
    • 09.04.10 | 18:48 (IDT)

    The high court's decisions are the legal guide, indeed, but unfortunately sometimes they do not provide the best, or at times, the right solutions to questions of life and death. Unfortunately, seems to me, our high court judges live in ivory towers removed from the reality and true needs of the people in lsrael and their utopian decisions sometimes are self serving rather than the well being of those whose interests they have sworn to protect. lt is worth noting the recent decision of president Obama which calls for extrajudicial killing of an american citizen who is, in Mr. Obama's opinion is endangering america's security.

    from the article: How the Shin Bet broke its deal with Haaretz
    First published 03:18 09.04.10 | Last updated 10:29 10.04.10
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