-Lebanon's pro-Syrian government has fallen.
-Egypt's President has announced a loosening of restraints on elections.
-And the Israeli-Palestinian crisis is nearer to peace than it's been in five years.
Now, the partisan in me thinks all of these things are likely to see reversals in the near future. On the other hand, what if future historians come to see the invasion of Iraq as the pebble that started an avalance of democracies sprouting across the middle east?
Wouldn't my face be red!