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Israel 2   Africa and the Middle East

Started 2/16/21 by Jenifer (Zarknorph); 51613 views.
adwil

From: adwil

Apr-6

bml00 said:

I hope he wins

I hope he does too. 

Netanyahu should face the charges against him and the courts should decide on his guilt or innocence before he's allowed to play  a major role in government. 

bml00

From: bml00

Apr-6

In any normal society the PM would be required to step down , as to the guilt of the PM the law works slowly when opposed by the massive finance and support Netanayu has available , I am sure beyond doubt (as he is sure beyond doubt) that he is going to one day spend time in a cell

BM

adwil

From: adwil

Apr-6

"In any normal society the PM would be required to step down"

If they can avoid the courts then they'll cling on to power. The French also make the President immune to prosecution while in power. They've only just tried and jailed Sarkozy.

bml00

From: bml00

Apr-6

When Olmert was accused of his crimes (and eventually found guilty) Netanayu advised him that the most honorable thing to do was step down .

BM

adwil

From: adwil

Apr-6

You don't expect a politician to apply his advice to others to himself. I remember Olmert. 

Has he retired from active politics?

bml00

From: bml00

Apr-6

Olmert like Netanayu was/is a very wealthy man , he has writen a book or three , does after dinner speeches and writes for various newspapers .

He was he PM back in the day of the war with Hezbollah , he was clueless what to do , his defense minister had less idea and the Chief of Staff less again , I predicted then the night of the long knives would occur and all have disappeared from view only Olmert went to nick .

Our then Defense Minister was famously photographed looking down the wrong end of a pair of Binoculars .

I shudder at the utter stupidity of those men

BM

adwil

From: adwil

Apr-6

Yet they were in positions of power. Something wrong with the system?

bml00

From: bml00

Apr-6

yes but it is unlikely to change any time soon , the Chief of Staff has to be Infantry / Tanks not airforce and the DM has to have army experience also the PM has to know what to do .

The war was run by Washington / Rice , it left those in the field seething with rage as opportunities were being missed and there was no end game being given no goals .

BM

  • Edited April 6, 2021 6:54 am  by  bml00
adwil

From: adwil

Apr-6

I hear you.  Is the US still that influential?

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Apr-6

in the UK, our BoJo is a classic case of what is wrong with our present system.He has a large majority of muppets who will follow his lead anywhere with no legal scrutiny.

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