Thursday, November 10, 2005

Signs of progress

Kurdistan thanks the US and the UK (via Instapundit) and 150,000 Moroccans demonstrate against Al Qaeda.
Meanwhile, I think this shows Bush really means it when he says he wants to spread democracy:
President George W. Bush met at the White House on Wednesday with the Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, ignoring objections from China 10 days before he makes an official visit to Beijing.
The private meeting with the president and the first lady came one day after the Bush administration named China a serious violator of religious freedom in a report to Congress.
And let's hope for another, peaceful, "Orange Revolution:" Azeri protesters are crying out for freedom and calling on Bush to help them establish democracy (via Gateway Pundit) in Azerbaijan.
Thousands of protesters set off on a march through Azerbaijan's capital on Wednesday, answering the call by the main opposition movement to come into the streets to defend their right to free and fair elections.
The protest was the first test of the opposition's ability to mobilize supporters following last weekend's flawed parliamentary elections, and the movement hoped it would generate unstoppable momentum.
Photo from Reuters (via GP):

When will people recognize America's hand in this glorious trend?

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