"And of course, there’s no way to evaluate whether the vote that happened represented anything like a referendum even on the ridiculous proposal that he put forward when the guns and the tanks and the artillery are now – are still firing into Homs and Hama and cities all over the country. So how could you possibly have any kind of a democratic process in conditions like that?" Well, Ms. Nuland. He learned from the US. US occupiers managed several elections in Iraq and Afghanistan while their tanks, and guns and FIGHTER JETS and drones were shooting all over the countries.