What Does the Future Hold for This Forlorn Country?? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 09.07.10 | 15:59 (IDT)

    Sternahll's analysis is spot on, remarkably so. He shows that Israel internally is disolving into competing factions. Political life is most marked by corruption, democracy is looked upon as being expendable and little by little is being whittled away. There is no shared ideology either on what Israel is or should be or even on what a Jew is. The arrogance and entrenchment of the occupation becomes more pronounced by the day. And like long lasting occupations anywhere, its corrupting effect on Israeli society has led it to a shocking state of immorality. How ironic that Israel is imploding in on itself, by itself. Is this all an indication that on sme level Israel is afraid of the future because it realises it has none if it continues on its present path and yet has made a decision to continue down that path nonetheless?

    from the article: A society falling apart
    First published 01:24 09.07.10 | Last updated 01:24 09.07.10
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