Israel’s democratic process is a democracy at work

A demonstrator waves a banner and the Israeli flag during a protest against plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government to overhaul the judicial system, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Thursday. [Ariel Schalit/AP]

Ever since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took over, both he and his coalition partners as well as the country itself have come under unprecedented and vicious attacks, with accusations of radicalism, right-wing extremism and apartheid being thrown their way without any evidence and without any due process, let alone facts.

In recent months, the attacks on Netanyahu's government have unfortunately not been limited to Palestinian terror attacks; in some cases they have come from within and funded by external parties with far-left extremist agendas.

In my experience, having visited Israel, worked with people from Israel, and interviewed Israeli officials and politicians and businessmen and women, they tell me that if it could happen to an advanced, powerful and rich country like Israel, it could happen to Greece just as easily. Especially now as we are facing...

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