Friday, August 15, 2008

Al-Qa'ida sends its warriors from Iraq to wage 'jihad' in Lebanon

Bomb attack in Tripoli has exposed the brutal infighting in the country's second city

By Robert Fisk

".....The truth is that Tripoli has slunk back into the civil war, block after block of gaunt, workless homes in which the Salafists and the "al-Islamists" and the haunted young men who have returned from their "jihad" against the Americans in Iraq now nestle and ponder a dangerous, frightening future amid these disgraceful battles.

In Tripoli, the fears of every Lebanese are brought to fulfillment; it's the cold fear of those "outside forces" that roam throughout the Middle East...."

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