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Ciezadlo, Annia
March 2005
New Republic;3/21/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 10, p14
Offers a look at political movements in Lebanon following the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. View of some U.S. citizens that the demonstrations in Lebanon vindicate the President George W. Bush administration's invasion of Iraq; Report that Lebanese demonstrators claim the Iraq war and elections had nothing to do with their protests against Syrian military occupation; Connection between the Iraqi elections, the Lebanese demonstrations and the announcement that President Hosni Mubarak will allow opposition parties to run for office in Egypt; Report that the United States was complicit with the Syrian occupation of Lebanon; Claim that the demonstrations were inspired by the revolutions in Ukraine and Georgia.


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