Which militia will benefit most, if any, is not clear—the losers, as always, will surely be the rest of us.

Editor’s note: This article has been removed due to plagiarism. Portions of this article were taken from Hilal Khashan’s article “Why Lebanon’s Sunnis Support ISIS“, published in Middle East Quartlery (Summer 2015) without proper attribution. FPJ strives to maintain a high standard of journalistic integrity and regrets having published plagiarized work. The editor is grateful to a reader for pointing out the impropriety.