You are right that #10 makes no sense in comparing Israel with North Korea, BUT .. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Ya'acov
    • 25.02.13 | 12:58 (IST)

    .. you (Barbar) do the same yourself. Surely you did not really want to justify Israel's actions in the West Bank by comparison with Assad and Zimbabwe? What people here do not seem to understand is that Israel's record of human rights in Palestine and its policy (now out in the open) of expanding settlements until the Arabs are constrained in a few walled ghettos are very far from acceptable by the standards of the countries that would compare themselves with Israel in terms of culture, science, rule of law. It is the US, France, Germany, Switzerland that you should be thinking of. Then you may perhaps see the problem.

    from the article: Israel tries to calm nerves in the West Bank, but outbreak of third intifada depends on Palestinian Authority
    First published 08:14 25.02.13 | Last updated 08:14 25.02.13
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