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Netanyahu Trades Israel's Democracy for a Shtetl With German Submarines

Tossing Arab MKs out of Knesset was a new low in Netanyahu's assault on democracy, but de facto, Israel is already an ex-'Jewish democratic' state.

Asher Schechter
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu climbs out of the Rahav, the fifth submarine in the Israeli Navy's fleet, after it arrived in Haifa port January 12, 2016. The Dolphin-class submarines, widely believed to be capable of firing nuclear missiles, were manufactured in Germany.
Netanyahu climbing out of the Rahav, the 5th submarine in the Israel Navy's fleet, after its arrival from Germany.Credit: Reuters
Asher Schechter