Ali Nasri Shamas holds a Kalashnikov assault rifle outside his hashish factory in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Shamas says the region's hash growers are ready to turn their weapons against any Islamic militants crossing the border from Syria.

Ali Nasri Shamas holds a Kalashnikov assault rifle outside his hashish factory in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Shamas says the region's hash growers are ready to turn their weapons against any Islamic militants crossing the border from Syria.

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