If the choice is between having a democracy and having a country, I'll choose country. The level that Israel is being asked to safeguard its democracy is placing it in danger of disappearing. So once we are sure that we are safe and secure in our hostile neighborhood, we can worry about democracy once again. Israel is currently too much of a democracy.
Erekat: Israel's isolation is causing it to act belligerently (Haaretz)
from the article: Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel and West Bank