AFP/GETTY/PATRICK BAZ....courtesey New York Sun
Lebanese youth bangs a stone yesterday against a Syrian military outpost painted with the Syrian flag. The post was abandoned by Syrian troops overnight (Lebanese soldiers in the background)
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Even more surprising (/sarc) is this from World Net Daily..............Assad is fighting for his life, expect a bloody battle
Ex-PM: Hezbollah rally numbers manipulatedExiled Lebanese leader says Syriaused foreigners, coerced workers
JERUSALEM – The giant Hezbollah rally that drew nearly half a million purported supporters of Syria's occupation of Lebanon included non-Lebanese citizens, Syrian workers, students and municipal employees coerced into joining the protest, former Lebanese Prime Minister Michel Aoun told WorldNetDaily in an exclusive interview this morning.
"Yesterday's huge protest calling for Syria to stay made it look to the world like a large segment of the Lebanese population actually wants to live under Syrian occupation," said Aoun, speaking to WND from Paris. "But the protest wasn't what it appeared to be. It was an elaborately staged affair."
Hundreds of thousands packed into a central Beirut meeting square yesterday, chanting support for Syrian troops to maintain positions in Lebanon and denouncing America in what has been called a massive show of strength by Syrian and Iranian-backed Hezbollah.
Protestors held signs, in English, reading "Thank you Syria'' and "No to foreign interference,"[how many Syrians in the Arab Street talk that?] a reference to American intervention. The crowd sang the national anthem and many waved red-and-white Lebanese flags, some holding posters with