Only in Israel could such a thing be created. This is a country that has not yet appointed a minister of social affairs, but after coalition negotiations now has a Ministry of Strategic Threats. Perhaps in the future we will see the Security Fears Ministry, the Demographic Threat Ministry, the Non-Recognition of Israel Ministry, the World Is Against Us Ministry, the Chosen People Ministry, or the Ministry of Greater Israel.I thought they had all those already.
November 03, 2006
Israel's Ministry for Silly Ministries
Richard Kuper has just posted an article by Azmi Bishara to the Just Peace UK list. It's in al-Ahram and it's about Israel's political system which brings Bishara to this comment on the new Ministry for Strategic Threats: