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17th April 2018 – FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance

State Sponsors of Terrorism: An Examination of Iran’s Global Terrorism Network

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Since its establishment, the Islamic Republic of Iran has viewed Latin America as a fertile ground for the export of its revolution. Tehran wants the Western Hemisphere to become a hotbed of anti-Americanism and a forward operating base for Iran. more...

18th July 2016 – FDD Press

The Third Lebanon War

Tony Badran, Jonathan Schanzer

In August 2015, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released its first-ever public strategy paper, highlighting the complex challenges to Israel’s national security. Notably, it was not Iran’s nuclear program nor its ballistic missile development that ranked as the greatest threats to Israel, but rather its regional clients and proxies. Chief among those was the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah. One year later that assessment still held, with IDF Chief of Staff Lt. General Gadi Eizenkot declaring that Hezbollah was the IDF’s “main enemy,” posing “the most serious threat to Israel.” more...

11th January 2016 – FDD Press

Doubling Down on Damascus: Iran’s Military Surge to Save the Assad Regime

Iran’s support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his country’s civil war reached new heights in 2015. more...

1st August 2012 – FDD Press

Terror in the Peaceable Kingdom

Terror in the Peaceable Kingdom

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Canada is part of a community of nations that has opposed violent Islamist movements, and terrorism more generally, since the 9/11 attacks. While al Qaeda has experienced considerable losses... more...

5th June 2009 – Briefing prepared for the House Foreign Affairs Committee

The Lebanese Elections and Hezbollah’s Agenda

Tony Badran

On Sunday, June 7, Lebanon will go to the polls to elect a new parliament. News reports and analyses are abuzz with the possibility of the emergence of a new parliamentary majority comprised of a Hezbollah-led coalition. more...

16th May 2009 –

Hezbollah’s Agenda in Lebanon

Tony Badran

In recent years, from the late 1990s until the present, it has become commonplace to read and hear arguments and speculation about what Hezbollah's agenda is in Lebanon. more...

9th January 2009 –

Intelligence Briefing #003: Israel Attacked from the North

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11th August 2006 –

The United Nations Failed Peacekeeping in Lebanon

There is a broad consensus that an end to the hostilities between Hezbollah and Israel requires: the complete disarmament of Hezbollah, as mandated by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1559, adopted on September 2, 2004; and an effective peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon to separate Hezbollah from the border and prevent it from firing rockets into Israel. more...

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Events

25th July 2016 - 9:15 AM

The Third Lebanon War

This summer marks 10 years since the Second Lebanon War—the longest war experienced by Israel since 1948—which left in its wake severe devastation on both sides of the border. The ceasefire under UN Security Resolution 1701 was broken by Hezbollah almost immediately after its implementation in August 2006. Since then, Hezbollah has been gradually but intensively building itself into a more lethal and dangerous force, with new weapons, training and financing from Iran.

13th May 2015 - 11:30 AM

Disputed Borders and the Struggle for Order: Addressing Security Threats in the Middle East

With continued Hezbollah activity emanating from Lebanon, Iran and the IRGC trying to set up a base of operations in the Golan Heights, the decline of the Assad regime in southern Syria, and rising tensions in the Sinai Peninsula, Israel's security situation has become increasingly complex and dangerous. What is the Israeli security outlook for the near and mid-term future?