Monday, February 28, 2005

Lebanese Government Resigns

It will eventually become difficult for even the most ardent George W. Bush hater to deny that US actions in the Middle East have done quite a lot to break a decades long stalemate and that that shake-up looks very much like a giant infusion of democracy.

Update: link to Reuters article

Update: Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt:
"It's strange for me to say it, but this process of change has started because of the American invasion of Iraq. I was cynical about Iraq. But when I saw the Iraqi people voting three weeks ago, 8 million of them, it was the start of a new Arab world. The Syrian people, the Egyptian people, all say that something is changing. The Berlin Wall has fallen. We can see it."


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