The Rattling of Sabres Has Begun (Round 2)
Have you ever watched someone you don't like make an ass of themselves and enjoy it?
By ZEINA KARAM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Tens of thousands marched Monday in the biggest anti-Syrian protest in Lebanese history amid signals that Syria will soon withdraw its troops from parts of the country. President Bush renewed demands for Syrian forces to leave Lebanon immediately.
Makes you wonder if the Syrians didn't bite off more than they could chew this time!
Hopefully, we may yet see a peaceful revolution in the Middle East in our time!
Addendum for February 28, 2005:
BEIRUT, Lebanon — With shouts of "Syria out!" 25,000 protesters massed outside Parliament in a dramatic display of defiance that forced out Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister and Cabinet Monday, two weeks after the assassination of a popular politician touched off increasing unrest.
The White House welcomed Karami's resignation, saying it opens the door for new elections that are "free of all foreign interference" from Syria, but called again on Damascus to pull out its soldiers.