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The Need for a Common Enemy

A recent Al-Jazeera article illustrates the benefits of a common enemy in turbulent times. A small Lebanese village, Shebaa, on the border of the Israel-occupied Golan Heights and Syria, contains all the ingredients for combustion, yet shows no signs of igniting. The population is largely Sunni, with incursions of militant Islamist groups and recently, Syrian … Continue reading