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I’m no expert on Lebanon, but this is not good. Although some seasoned hands think Lebanon is not a good environment for al-Qaeda, I wonder whether veteran Sunni jihadis are playing a role in the fighting in Tripoli. Even more worrying is the threat of sectarian bloodshed. In case you’ve forgotten what a splintered country looks like, here are two excellent maps showing Lebanon’s sectarian fault lines, courtesy of MESH.

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