Tensions High in Lebanon as US-led Coalition Strikes Syria

September 23, 2014 1:43 PM

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As a U.S.-led coalition begins bombing Islamist militant targets in Syria, tensions are soaring in neighboring Lebanon. Syrian refugees continue to clamor to get in, fleeing battles and bombings. Violence is crossing the border into Lebanon, along with mistrust and fear.

At this refugee camp in Lebanon, Syrian children jump in front of the camera, repeating what roughly translates to the slogan: “Victory or death.” More than 1 million Syrian refugees are packed into Lebanon, a country of less than 5 million people. At this refugee camp, families crowd into one...

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