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Latest update : 2012-10-23

Will Lebanon erupt?

How long can Lebanon keep a lid on it? In what looks like a spillover of the conflict in Syria, sectarian violence spikes following what could be Beirut’s most destabilizing political assassination since the killing of former prime minister Rafiq Hariri.

  • Elie ABDEL HAYE. Coordinator of the March 14th Coalition in France;
  • Pierre ROUSSELIN. Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Le Figaro;
  • Jonathan SPYER. Journalist. Author, "The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict" - from Jerusalem;
  • Hicham JABER. Head, Middle East Center for Studies & Political Affairs - from Beirut;
  • Javier ESPINOSA. Middle East Correspondent, El Mundo - from Beirut;

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Shamira Muhammad.

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