Netanyahu: Arab Spring pushing Mideast backward, not forward

24.11.2011                      27.Cheschwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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Netanyahu: Arab Spring pushing Mideast backward, not forward

Prime Minister reiterates initial estimate of Arab Spring, according to which widespread popular unrest is a 'Islamic, anti-Western, anti-liberal, anti-Israeli and anti-democratic wave'.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday blasted Israeli and world politicians who support the Arab Spring revolutions and accused the Arab world of "moving not forward, but backward".
The prime minister arrived at the Knesset session following the second meeting of the security-diplomatic cabinet, during which ministers were given the annual reviews of Military Intelligence, Mossad, the Foreign Ministry, and the Shin Bet….