The Corner

The Arab Street Rises Up – and Says Thanks, America

Dispatch from FDD’s Claudia Rosett in Lebanon: “Many in the crowd were friendly to Americans. ‘Thank’s Free World,’ (sic) said one poster, held high by a woman in a bright red jacket, Rawya Okal, who told me: ‘We thank Mr. Bush for his position.’ Overhearing this in the throng, a middle-aged man in a green baseball cap, Louis Nahanna, leaned over to say, ‘We love the American people – adding, ‘Please don’t let Bush forget us. Your support is very important.’”

And Fadi Amrou Jamra, told Claudia: “You want elections? We’re ready for elections now!”

Her story is here.

Clifford D. May — Clifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...

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