Middle East Lebanon's Druze, unhappily, are being dragged into Syria's war

The minority Druze are split over whom to support in Syria - with some community leaders backing Assad as the best chance for their own survival. But others, like Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, disagree.

By , Correspondent

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Deadly clashes pitting Syrian Sunni jihadis against Druze militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad has exposed divisions within this small esoteric community that spans the Syria-Lebanon border.