An attack in Beirut today killed Walid Eido, a member of the anti-Syria block in the parliament. Eido — the seventh opponent of Damascus to be killed in two years — was a vocal opponent of Syrian influence in Lebanon. According to FDD Research Fellow Tony Badran, Eido’s death threatens the future of Lebanon’s democracy movement:
This is a continuing pattern by the terrorist Assad of targeting the majority's MPs.
There were warnings about the resumption of assassinations by the terrorist Syrian regime. They were apparently right.
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