Majority of Lebanese believe Hizbullah won war
According to Abdo Saad, president of the
The first question showed that the taste for victory among the majority of Lebanese confessions was stronger than horror of death and destruction caused by the Israeli war machine.
We believe this feeling is due to the military performance of the resistance on the battlefield, to the support and interaction of the Arab and Islamic streets with the resistance during its confrontation with the Israeli aggression, and to an acknowledgment by Israeli political forces and the media that the Israeli Army's performance was poor on the battlefield.
This spirit of victory affected the question regarding the importance of support for the resistance to the Lebanese Army. The question recorded a high percentage of support that almost reached 78 percent. The results are mainly due to the high performance and courage of the resistance and recognition of this by the occupying forces, and the political stand of the resistance leadership which insisted on the unity of the governmental and popular stand.
This unity showed in Hizbullah's approval of the government's seven-point plan and decision to deploy the Lebanese Army in all border areas in
The third question recorded the highest percentage (85 percent) of agreement between the Lebanese over the fact that
As to question four, it seems that the majority of the Lebanese do not trust the role international forces could play on Lebanese territories as a deterrence force against a possible further Israeli aggression against
The answers to question five showed that the overwhelming majority of Lebanese from all confessions agreed it was impossible to establish peace with
It is noticeable that most of those who answered "yes" to questions one and two believe peace with
It is worth noting the discrepancies between men and women in replies since the survey showed that women were less positive than men about the resistance. Seventy eight percent of men believed the resistance won, whereas 66 percent of women did not.
While 81 percent of the men stressed the importance of the resistance's support to the Lebanese Army, 76 percent of the women did not. Furthermore, 54 percent of women answered "no" to the question regarding the international forces' capacity to deter any Israeli aggression, whereas 73 percent of men said "yes."
The survey also showed that about 30 percent of women said it was possible to have peace with
We finally highlight that the survey showed that the age range of younger men was more enthusiastic and sensitive to the victory of the resistance compared to the age range of the older men.
the daily star
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