This week’s bomb attack on the headquarters of one the largest banks in Lebanon – BLOM Bank– was yet another reminder that the crisis precipitated by the implementation of US banking sanctions against the Lebanese Shia paramilitary movement Hizbollah is far from over.   

The importance of the international banking system to Lebanon’s economy means it can’t afford not to implement the measures (MEES, 3 June). But, as the 12 June attack...