May 15, 2011

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An Arab Spring in Their Step: For all the worries about the region's turmoil, there is also cause for hope in the Middle East (GERARD BAKER, 5/14/11, WSJ)

It's not exactly unusual to see Arab demonstrators waving banners that opine heatedly on the tactics employed by the Israeli military. But there was something unique about the one held by a crowd of antigovernment protestors in the Syrian city of Homs last week.

As thousands braved the brutal crackdown by members of President Bashar Assad's military that has killed hundreds of unarmed protestors, a small group boldly held up a sign that read, in Arabic: "We urge our heroic armed forces to use rubber bullets, just as the Israelis do."


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