'Religion' seems to be a notion that there is an all-powerful Sixth-Century-BC tyrant out there who has to be constantly appeased. I was brought up a Christian Socialist and am tempted by Buddhism, neither of which seems to me a 'religion'. Power-hungry nutters will inevitably mis-use antiquated doctrines in which people still pretend to believe. That's inevitable.
The intellectual ancestors of the current Zionist occupation regime in Palestine went in for a vicious campaign against those who'd fought Hitler, constantly shooting British troops in the back and booby-trapping their bodies, blowing up hotels and similarly demonstrating which side they were on.
Yes - he's making more and more countries dubious about democracy, or any system that allows such a clown power on a minority vote.