Who runs Israel? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 31.01.10 | 15:17 (IST)

    In a western style democracy as Israel professes to be the Politicians are in charge of the Army and the Army follows the instructions of the politicians. So who runs Israel if the army refuses to act under the instructions of the democratically elected leader of Israel, or the democratically elected leader is to scared to issue instructions for the protection of Israel. Reminding people that the biggest threat to Israel is it's delegitimisation among the International Community. Militarily Israel with nuclear arms will never be beaten, talks of existential threats from Iran etc is just histrionics. Israel isolated from the International Community is the biggest threat to it's existence. SO Netanyahu do you run Israel or not?

    from the article: Netanyahu leaning toward probe into alleged Gaza war crimes
    First published 01:43 31.01.10 | Last updated 16:59 31.01.10
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