Hezbollah, Iran and Syria have been threatening, killing and intimidating the pro-western democratic MArch 14 forces since 2005. They forced former March 14 members to vote for their candidate today. Don't confuse a free democracy with a supposed democracy under the constant threat of extermination.
Russia: U.S. plan to provide air cover for Syrian rebels undermines Damascus fight on ISIS (Reuters)
from the article: Hezbollah-backed Najib Mikati tapped as new Prime Minister of Lebanon