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Baghrouti : A test for America

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posted on Nov, 18 2004 @ 02:19 AM
With Marwan Barghouti allowing himself to be nominated as a candidate in the Palestinian elections slated for Jan. 9, 2005, Israel and the US are placed in a politically interesting position.

Keen to see Western- style democracy take root in the Arab region — to the extent of invading Iraq and tolerating the huge “collateral damage” among the civilian population during the drive for liberation — it promises to be an interesting test of America’s commitment to the principle of democracy should Barghouti win.

The famous palestinian rebel Baghrouti throws America's foreign policy into disarray...

[edit on 18-11-2004 by Mokuhadzushi]

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