Lebanese troops battle militants

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by whitecity, May 20, 2007.

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  1. More trouble brewing...

  2. Apart from the Al Qaeda connection which is worrying, pretty amazed that the Palestinians in Lebanon have remained so placid (and on the whole continue to do so) since the end of the civil war. Given the circumstances in which they live in its good luck and I suppose the impact of separate Palestinian infrastructure that they have not been more active in Lebanon.
    Fath Al Islam are tiny and I would not be surprised if they have more connections to militant Lebanese Sunni groups then any real presence amongst the Palestinians in Lebanon.
  3. Seymour Hersh mentioned these chaps. He was claiming the US/Saudi was backing them against HB. It appears to have gone pear shaped as many suspected it would: