Saturday, October 28, 2006

Lebanese poll from July 2006: 87 percent of Lebanese support Hezbollah

A critic amid cheers for Hezbollah

By Liz Sly
Tribune foreign correspondent
Published August 10, 2006
Chicago Tribune

"An opinion poll conducted late last month by the Beirut Center for Research and Information indicated that 87 percent of Lebanese support the Iranian-backed Shiite fundamentalist movement."

Lebanon Is Not a Victim Alan Dershowitz
In fact a higher percentage of Lebanese--more than 80%--say they support Hezbollah. The figures were nearly as high before the recent civilian deaths.