Welshman doesn't understand democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • SDHD
    • 17.04.10 | 18:55 (IDT)

    "For an army or any organisation to successfully keep secrets then every individual in that organisation or machine needs to e 100% in agreeance with the particular route that the organsiation is taking. Simply put it appears that not everyone in the IDF agrees with the route that it is currently taking and are taking action over it. That is democracy in action!" That's not democracy. That's anarchy. Democracy is majority rule. The majority elected officials to represent them. The majority crafted a military structure with a command hierarchy. If someone in high command classifies a document, it's not up to a private to make the document public.

    from the article: As a democracy, how can Israel censor citizens' right to know?
    First published 22:20 15.04.10 | Last updated 13:52 17.04.10
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