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    • Bernie
    • 13.01.11 | 15:30 (IST)

    The Christians are the majority. Second are the Shia. Third are the Sunni. Fourth are the Druze. Of course, in mixed neigbourhoods, minority Shia will vote for the Christian to win against the Shia. And similarly, minority Sunni, will vote for the Christian to win against the Shia. The Shia and Sunni will always have greater tensions between them, than the Christian/Sunni or the Christian/Shia do. That is why the Christians are the greater influence, and have most of the seats. That is democracy.

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    First published 00:46 13.01.11 | Last updated 00:46 13.01.11
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