The Myth of Hezbollah's May 2000 Victory

On June 6, 1982, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) invaded Lebanon to eliminate the threat from Palestinian militias on its northern border. When the IDF

Iran's Proxy War: Hezbollah

Hezbollah is a Lebanon-based, transnational, Shiite Islamist terrorist organization founded by Iran in 1982. The group’s common appellation “Lebanese Hezbollah” is a misnomer. Hezbollah’s primary

New Lebanese Government Empowers Hezbollah

By David Daoud Lebanon announced the formation of a new government today, headed by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, nine months after Beirut held parliamentary elections

Hezbollah Tunnels and Israel’s Operation Northern Shield

By: Bob Feferman The recent discovery of Hezbollah terror tunnels under Israel’s border with Lebanon made a tense situation even more dangerous. In fact, as

Hezbollah: International Terrorist and Paramilitary Organization

Hezbollah , the Shia political party and militant group based in Lebanon, acts as a proxy for Iranian terror and crime internationally , recognizing Iran’s

Iran's Proxy War: Lebanon

Lebanon’s Political Dynamics Lebanon gained independence from France in 1943. Responding, in part, to Maronite nationalist aspirations, France—then the mandatory power in control of the

Hezbollah Since the 1983 Beirut Barracks Bombings: Adapted but Unrepentant

On the morning of October 23, 1983, Imad Mughniyeh and Mustafa Badreddine perched atop a building in south Beirut with their binoculars fixated on the

Lebanon’s Election Law May Violate U.S. Material Support Prohibitions

Empowered by a new electoral law, last weekend registered Lebanese expatriates residing in the United States flocked to authorized polling centers located on U.S. soil

Lebanon’s May 2018 Parliamentary Elections Primer

Lebanon will conduct its first parliamentary elections in nine years on May 6, 2018. The contest should have been held in 2013, but elections were

Lebanon Seeks Economic Aid in Paris for the Fourth Time

On Friday, Lebanon will head to Paris for yet another international donor conference, seeking $6-7 billion in credit facilities and funds. Dubbed CEDRE – a