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    • Gilad144
    • 18.04.10 | 00:14 (IDT)

    Iran threatens to annihilate Israel, Syrian commandos are training for a surprise attack on Israel on the Golan (and beyond), Hezbollah is armed to the tooth, and Egypt could go any way, and the US is arming and training Palestinians 20 Km from Tel Aviv. Can someone please tell me when if there has ever been a democratic state with similar problems? Can someone please tell me whether Israel is too democratic at this stage of its history? Can someone please tell me when a free press has ever saved a democracy? I know the answers and I know that there are many who would far too easily play folly with Israel?s security. As Alan Dershowitz says, its a matter of timing. Now is the time for Jews to understand how the world really works and to make sure Israel can defend itself.

    from the article: Publish the truth, ask questions later
    First published 22:20 15.04.10 | Last updated 15:59 17.04.10
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