Supporters of Israel often boast that it is the only democracy in the Middle East. Democracy is a relative thing... ask any Arab citizen of Israel. Nevertheless Israel has a proud history of democracy for its Jewish citizens but even that limited democracy is now in peril. An out of control and arrogant IDF poses a far greater threat to Israeli democratic values than Hamas ever will.
US rally shows support for ex-Marine held by Iran on spying charges (AP)
from the article: Not Peretz alone