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Lebanon in the Crosshairs of Jihadism

... movement will be oriented against the Shia. The plight of Syrian refugees, a potential source for the recruitment of new “oppositionists”, is an important factor behind insecurity and instability in Lebanon as well (see: НВО, 10.03.2015 [in Russian]). The acute problems in finding a political consensus between the main political forces in Lebanon cast doubt on any rosy prospects for the fight against IS and the al-Nusra Front jihadism. Major differences in approaches to assessing extremism at the regional level are bound to have an impact on the internal political situation. The success of finding a compromise depends on narrowing the differences between the leading outside ...

17.04.2015

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