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If only this White House talk could walk

Here's a sign for us -- "If it works for the occupation of Lebanon, it can work for the occupation of Iraq -- U.S. TROOPS CAN COME HOME NOW, according to our own White House statement."
Reposted from Reuters, March 7, 2005

Referring to the Lebanese elections, White House spokesman Scott McClellan said, "In order for them [the Lenanese elections] to be free, fair and credible, Syria needs to get out of Lebanon and get out of Lebanon now."

Asked whether the United States was worried about the potential for instability in Lebanon if the Syrians pulled out, the State Department said Lebanon was "perfectly capable" of running a fully sovereign country.

"You cannot use the supposed weakness of a Lebanese government as some sort of excuse for not getting Syria's troops out," said the spokesman.