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Strife in Iraq and Lebanon Worries Syria

Syria has a religious makeup as potentially explosive as that in Lebanon or Iraq, but it has long seemed immune to sectarian strife. Now, some are wondering if spillover violence from those two countries will spark religious animosity here. Four decades of secular rule under the authoritarian Baath Party have largely muted sectarian differences in Syria, with the exception of a bloody campaign by Sunni militants in the 1980s to topple the regime of the late President Hafez Assad. Full Story

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