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Hezbollah Fundraising Underscores its Financial Crisis

24th April 2017 – The Cipher Brief

Hezbollah Fundraising Underscores its Financial Crisis

David Daoud, Yaya J. Fanusie

Hezbollah is ramping up its grassroots fundraising efforts with an intensive online outreach campaign aimed at making its revenue streams more resistant to U.S. pressure. The campaign indicates that Hezbollah – likely on advice from Iran – is seeking more financial autonomy from its Iranian patrons as they struggle under the weight of U.S. sanctions and the costs of military interventions abroad. more...

Analysis & Commentary

24th April 2017 – Tablet Magazine

Hezbollah’s Farcical Media Tour at the Israel-Lebanon Border

Tony Badran

Last Thursday, Hezbollah organized a tour for journalists along the border with Israel, where the Iranian proxy highlighted the various topographical alterations the IDF has done near the border in preparation for a future war. more...

24th April 2017 – The Cipher Brief

Hezbollah Fundraising Underscores its Financial Crisis

David Daoud, Yaya J. Fanusie

Hezbollah is ramping up its grassroots fundraising efforts with an intensive online outreach campaign aimed at making its revenue streams more resistant to U.S. pressure. The campaign indicates that Hezbollah – likely on advice from Iran – is seeking more financial autonomy from its Iranian patrons as they struggle under the weight of U.S. sanctions and the costs of military interventions abroad. more...

20th April 2017 – Quoted The Tower

Hezbollah Claims Its Threats Forced Israel to Adopt “Defensive” Position

David Daoud

A Hezbollah officer boasted on Thursday that the Iran-backed terror organization had forced Israel to switch “from an offensive to a defensive doctrine,” The Times of Israel reported. more...

7th April 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

Hezbollah Tests Lebanon’s Limits with “Drug Raid”

David Daoud

Armed, masked Hezbollah units carried out an unprecedented police raid Friday night in the Dahiyeh, the extremist group’s south Beirut stronghold. The black-clad militia members targeted what they claimed were a number of drug warehouses. more...