The rift between Lebanon's pro- and anti-Syrian
factions seems to be deepening [Gallo/Getty]
A year after the war with Israel, Lebanon remains crippled by violence and political deadlock, with a deepening rift between its pro- and anti-Syrian factions.

Now members of 14 of its political groupings are due to meet in Paris at the weekend with a view to making inroads into resolving their differences.

Can the talks achieve anything?

Is Lebanon heading for disaster if the stalemate continues?

Inside Story takes a close look at the fragile situation.

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