Middle East Lebanon to US: We need military aid, too

Lebanon's Army is seeking more US military equipment, including anti-tank missiles, after a tough fight earlier this month against Sunni jihadis that exposed its shortcomings.

By , Correspondent

Nicholas Blanford

The US plans to send the Lebanese Army additional supplies of Hellfire missiles and other munitions and equipment to help it fight well-armed Sunni militants in the remote mountains of east Lebanon, diplomats and analysts say.