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Submitted by Mike (United States), Feb 3, 2004 at 13:43

The first problem is Israel is not a Republic but a disjointed and corrupt Parliamentary Democracy. In a Republic there is a President for 4 years with his own appointed Cabinet of close advisors who stay loyal and work as a team usually. There is no chance in the 4 years of his/her losing power except for Impeachment of, whereby his party still maintains power. There is also no Logan act so in a country where power can change on the whiff of problems and opposing parties can always plan for the next shift in the waves to blackmail the present government, (Geneva Plan created the waves) or overthrow the present government anyone can negotiate whatever they want without the need for the ruling elected government.

The second problem is Israel is weak internally. There is no unifying force to galvanize a large portion of the public, so it appears. Reagan after Carter galvanized large swaths of the country. It acts more like a tribal country like the Middle East.

Third, the world status is wearing down Israel and it doesn't fight its most important war with any fervor. The message war. Why there is not a fully trained well educated multi lingual world media force made up of Sephardim, Mizrahi and Black Jews is ridiculous.

Every time Israel is contemplating moves forces should be all over American airwaves if they want to write off Europe. But where are they?
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