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Sectarian Splits Widen in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley

Deadly suicide bombings in Beirut and rocket attacks on towns along the border with Syria – all tied to the raging civil war in Syria --  are leading many Lebanese to feel they now have no choice but to identify more closely with their sectarian groups,  and in many cases embrace hardliners among their co-religionists, warn beleaguered moderate politicians and analysts.    The hardening of sectarian feeling is on clear display in the northern Bekaa Valley hugging the...

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