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Blogcritics On Lebanon and Democracy In the Middle East

The winds of democracy are blowing in the Middle East, with the “people power” uprising in Lebanon against the Syrian occupation being just the most startling and emblematic of stirrings all across the region. This is a very exciting and heartening series of events well worth following closely – and so we are:

Lebanese Idol
It appears as if the future of Lebanon’s government is in the hands the people. And I’m not talking about democratic elections, I’m talking about American Idol-style popularity.
Posted in Blogcritics on March 14, 2005 11:21 PM

Lebanon and Democracy In the Middle East
The winds of democracy are blowing in the Middle East, with the “people power” uprising in Lebanon against the Syrian occupation being just the most startling and emblematic of stirrings all across the region. This is a very exciting and…
Posted in Blogcritics on March 8, 2005 02:14 PM

Bush, Wolfowitz, Democracy: World Taking (Perhaps Reluctant) Note
Onward neocon soldiers. We have been noting the impossible-not-to-note rise in President Bush’s stock of late — domestically and even more dramatically in the international arena — due to felicitous democratic movement in Iraq, the Palestinian territories, Lebanon, Egypt, Qatar…
Posted in Blogcritics on March 8, 2005 01:31 PM

Hot Lebanese Chicks for Freedom
Rather than spend time debating the level of credit Bush should get or the potential impact of Hezbollah siding with Syrian we here are going to spend some time on the real issue: Those Lebanese protesters are hot
Posted in Blogcritics on March 8, 2005 01:57 AM

Syria and Lebanon – Momentum Taking Over
All observers are having to accomodate the obvious reality of a change in the wind in the Middle East: free elections in Palestine and Iraq, the Egyptian president pledged to hold competitive elections soon, a popular uprising against Syria’s occupation…
Posted in Blogcritics on March 4, 2005 10:17 AM

Shopkeepers of the World Unite
The Iraqis voted in a free election in the midst of terrorist’s bombing and seem intent on building a civil society. In Lebanon, people demand freedom from their Syrian oppressor.
Posted in Blogcritics on March 3, 2005 10:46 PM

Condi, Barnier and Bush Tag Team Syria
The U.S. and France have delivered the strongest international message yet that Syria is unwelcome in Lebanon. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier held a joint news conference in London on Tuesday, the text of…
Posted in Blogcritics on March 2, 2005 01:00 PM

Administration Signals Willingness to Cooperate With Europe On Iran
This administration is much more deft, flexible, and practical than its many detractors seem capable of conceptualizing, let alone admitting. First, the “transform the Middle East” via the door of Iraq is yielding — it seems to me — undeniable…
Posted in Blogcritics Archives on February 28, 2005 03:09 PM

Lebanon’s Government Resigns!
Breaking news…
Posted in Blogcritics Archives on February 28, 2005 12:12 PM

Bush’s Pro-Democracy Stance Is Getting Results
It’s a huge success, already…
Posted in Blogcritics Archives on February 27, 2005 11:48 AM

Leader of Lebanese Uprising Says Winds Blew From Iraq
Surprised to see the Lebanese population rising up against Syria in the wake of the Hariri murder? You shouldn’t be – it’s cause and effect, as David Ignatius notes as he continues his tour of the region: “Enough!” That’s one…
Posted in Blogcritics Archives on February 24, 2005 04:21 PM

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: [email protected], Facebook.com/amhaunted, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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