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Lebanon Latest Broadcasts

12th June 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Iraq, Lebanon, and Iran’s March Across the Middle East

Clifford D. May, Tony Badran

Lebanon and Iraq both recently held elections, which is good news – or is it? Hezbollah, Iran's terrorist foreign legion, is now more firmly in control of Lebanon than ever before. Meanwhile, Iraq still faces many perils, not least from the Islamic Republic of Iran as it pursues its imperialist ambitions in the region. more...

15th July 2017 – i24 - Defense News

Strictly Security

John Cappello

FDD senior fellow John Cappelo discusses Lebanon on i24 News. more...

24th March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Saeed Ghasseminejad

FDD associate fellow Saeed Ghasseminejad discusses Iran depopulating Syria and colonizing it with Shia from Lebanon and Afghanistan. more...

29th January 2015 – The Blaze

Glenn Beck Program

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer talks with Buck Sexton about the perceptions and goals of Hezbollah in the Middle East. more...

6th October 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD Senior Fellows Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn comment on fighting between Al Nusrah and Hezbollah in Lebanon. more...

10th January 2014 – VOA News

News Update

Bill Roggio

An explosion of bloodshed continues in the Middle East as the civil war in Syria spreads violence and extremism to neighboring countries. Sectarian rivalries... more...

16th December 2013 – CTV News

News Update

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer analyzes the recent outbreak of fighting on the Lebanese-Israeli border and reports of jihadist gains in Syria. more...

21st November 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Tony Badran

The attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. more...

29th August 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Tony Badran

Hezbollah's role in the Syria crisis and potential US intervention. more...

23rd August 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bombs kill 42 outside mosques in Lebanon's Tripoli. more...

1st June 2013 – CTV News

News Update

Tony Badran

FDD's Tony Badran discusses recent attacks on Hezbollah inside Lebanon which may have come from Syrian rebels and Russia's support for Bashar al-Assad. more...

4th May 2013 – CTV News

News Update

Tony Badran

FDD's Tony Badran discusses Israel and their tactics to keep weapons from the hands of Hezbollah and its allies. more...

26th April 2013 – The Huffington Post

HuffPost Live

Tony Badran

FDD's Tony Badran joins a discussion on whether or not the drone reported over Israel was in fact a PR stunt. more...

4th March 2013 – Al Jazeera English

Inside Syria

Reuel Marc Gerecht

FDD's Reuel Marc Gerecht discusses rising rumors about the Lebanese Shia group's involvement in Syria's ongoing civil conflict. more...

24th February 2013 – CTV News

News Update

Tony Badran

FDD's Tony Badran discusses if there's anything the world community can do and whether there's a stalemate in Syria. more...

14th February 2013 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

Possiblity of the Israelis launching another war in Lebanon. more...

31st January 2013 – GBTV

Real News

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer discusses Israel's airstrike in Syria hitting a suspected weapon shipment to Hezbollah. more...

30th August 2012 – Bulgarian National Radio


What is the link between Hezbollah in Lebanon, the government of Iran and the Assad’s regime in Syria? more...

9th August 2012 – Sun News Network

The Charles Adler Show

Sudan on the UN Human Rights Council and a Lebanese MP calling for destruction of Israel. more...

14th December 2011 – CNN

CNN Newsroom

Jonathan Schanzer

New claims allege the Mexican drug cartel "Zetas" are working with the terrorist group Hezbollah. more...


Jonathan Schanzer

Senior Vice President

John Hannah

Senior Counselor

Tony Badran

Research Fellow


7th February 2014 - 12:00 PM

The Levant Unraveling: How the Crisis in Syria is Impacting the Region

A Conversation with Jonathan Spyer, Tony Badran, Michael Doran, Oubai Shahbandar and John Hannah

How has Assad’s strategy evolved? With various factions and stakeholders pitted against each other, how are the competing endgames and tactics of groups like ISIS and Nusra impacting the dynamic of the conflict? How are the reverberations from the ever-bloodier conflict in Syria being felt far beyond its borders in Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and the Palestinian territories? What will the Montreux talks mean for Syria and the path forward for the international community? How are Iran and Hezbollah influencing the conflict and altering the situation on the ground? What is the way forward?

17th October 2013 - 6:30 PM

Hezbollah’s Reach Around the World

A conversation with Matthew Levitt and Reuel Marc Gerecht

Hezbollah—Lebanon's "Party of God"—is much more than a political party. It’s an Islamic Shia religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close ally of Iran, and a terrorist organization. But Hezbollah’s reach is not limited to Lebanon; it extends far beyond that country’s borders with worldwide financial and logistical networks supporting its covert criminal and terrorist operations worldwide from the Middle East to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. And what is the extent of Hezbollah's role in Iran's shadow war with Israel and the West, including plots targeting civilians around the world?