Palestinians Admire Israel's Political System

(New York Times) - James Bennet Since 1996, Dr. Khalil Shikaki, a Palestinian political scientist, has been polling Palestinians about what governments they admire, and every year Israel has been the top performer, at times receiving more than 80% approval. The American system has been the next best, followed by the French and then, distantly trailing, the Jordanian and Egyptian. In its early days, the Palestinian Authority held fourth place, with about 50% approval. Now, it is dead last, under 20%.

2003-04-03 00:00:00

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