A Palestinian student from Yarmouk camp south of Damascus, now squeezed into Shatila camp in Beirut, summed up our discussion of this subject and left this observer sort of speechless.
Farah said: "Actually Mr. Franklin, what we are seeing is just a continuation of the Damascus-based Umayyads and their successors, still fighting against the Baghdad-based Abbasids from Medieval times."
With no doubt, the young lady for sure has better political instincts than this observer and it may well be that the attraction of Da'ish for Lebanon's Sunni's is about political power and perceived dignity.
Meanwhile, as we begin the Holy month of Ramadan, several signs are pointing to a dramatic and violent post Ramadan summer.
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