Lebanon's voters answer Iran's guns
The Monitor / EDITORIAL
08-Jun-2009 (3 comments)

Now, perhaps, with this election – which had an unusually large voter turnout – Hezbollah has clearly been told that democracy forces do not want to be coerced by guns (or Iran's vote-buying money). Perhaps other democracy supporters in the Middle East will take heart from Lebanon's example.

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Fouzul Bashi

by Kurdish Warrior (not verified) on

answer; Lebanon had choice..To choose between different factions, ideologies...vote for them was important in terms of what direction their country will head to. As for our country..we don't have choice..vote for who???..They are all same (conservative or the so called moderate) shia racist theocracy....same policy...new secular regime is our only choice that represent all Iranians....

Farhad Kashani

Fred jaan, The Fascist

by Farhad Kashani on

Fred jaan,

The Fascist IRI has been defeated. Great news for Lebanon, Iranian people, and for peace in the Middle East.

Fouzul Bashi

bodo bodo

by Fouzul Bashi on

there is a whole discussion on this and I don't want you to miss it!!!


You tell us why it's better for lebanese to vote and Iranians not to vote. Also I think  there are a few people who are confused about the monarchists celebrating the win of Saudi backed groups. Is Saudi Arabia "good" for freedom now?