Analysis & Commentary

29th August 2013 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Tony Badran

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

23rd August 2013 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bombs kill 42 outside mosques in Lebanon's Tripoli.

23rd August 2013 - The Long War Journal

Israeli Air Force Strikes South of Beirut in Response to Rocket Fire

Early on Aug. 23, the Israeli Air Force struck a "terror site" south of Beirut, Lebanon. An IDF spokesman said the attack near the town of Na'ameh...

22nd August 2013 - NOW

Hezbollah Holds Lebanon’s Sunnis Hostage

Tony Badran

It didn’t take long after last week’s car bomb in Al-Roueiss for Hezbollah to lay out its plan of attack. The group immediately announced a retaliatory...

22nd August 2013 - The Long War Journal

Treasury Designates 4 Members of Hezbollah’s Leadership

The Treasury Department today designated four members of Hezbollah's leadership who are "responsible for operations throughout the Middle East."

21st August 2013 - The Australian

Hezbollah’s Other Wing Must be Clipped

Benjamin Weinthal, Emanuele Ottolenghi

Last month, when the EU decided to designate Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organisation, it embraced a policy that Australia adopted in 2003.

19th August 2013 - Quoted by Lee Smith, The Weekly Standard

Lebanon, Syria—and the CIA

Tony Badran

Even with all eyes turned toward Egypt and the increasingly violent rifts pulling that society apart, the region’s active civil war in Syria burns on. Last Thursday...

10th August 2013 - The Long War Journal

Bahrain Blocks Hezbollah’s al Manar Television Website

Toby Dershowitz

While the camera's eye has been focused on the July designation of Hezbollah's so-called "military wing" by the European Union, the Iran-backed organization...

8th August 2013 - NOW

Accomplices to Hezbollah

Tony Badran

In the past two months, the European Union designated Hezbollah’s “military wing” as a terrorist entity, and the Gulf Arab statesannounced their intention...

7th August 2013 - Quoted by Alex Rowell, NOW

Why al-Qaeda Does Not Threaten Lebanon, Yet

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The alleged detection by U.S. intelligence agencies of what some officials say are the most serious al-Qaeda attack plots since September 11, 2001...

26th July 2013 - FDD Policy Brief

Follow-Up Needed After the EU’s Hezbollah Ban

Toby Dershowitz

The European Union (EU) dealt a blow to the Lebanon-based terrorist organization Hezbollah earlier this week, blacklisting the organization’s military wing.

25th July 2013 - NOW Lebanon

Western Debate Over Hezbollah Obscures its True Nature

Tony Badran

Shortly after the European Union’s decision to blacklist Hezbollah’s so-called “military wing” on Tuesday, Dutch foreign minister Frans Timmermans...

24th July 2013 - Quoted by Stewart Bell, National Post

Canada Pushed EU to Add Hezbollah to List of Banned Terrorist Organizations, Official Says

Mark Dubowitz

Canadian diplomats mounted a behind-the-scenes push to convince European countries to outlaw the Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah as a terrorist organization...

24th July 2013 - Foreign Policy

A Terrorist by Any Other Name

Benjamin Weinthal

It has now been a year since Hezbollah operatives blew up a tour bus in Burgas, Bulgaria, killing five Israeli tourists and their Bulgarian bus driver...

23rd July 2013 - Quoted by Herb Keinon, The Jerusalem Post

Israel Applauds EU Ban of Hezbollah’s ‘Military Wing’

Mark Dubowitz

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed the EU’s decision on Monday – some 15 years in the making – to put the military wing of Hezbollah on its list of terror...

23rd July 2013 - Fox News

Where are the UN Sanctions on Hezbollah?

Benjamin Weinthal

A year ago Hezbollah operatives destroyed the lives of innocent Israelis and Bulgarians when they blew up a tour bus in Burgas. “The wound in my...

22nd July 2013 - Quoted by James Kanter and Jodi Rudoren, The New York Times

European Union Adds Hezbollah to Terror List

Mark Dubowitz

The European Union on Monday added the military wing of Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite militant group, to a list of terrorist organizations...

22nd July 2013 - Quoted by Stewart Bell, National Post

John Baird Welcomes EU Decision to Outlaw Hezbollah

Mark Dubowitz

Blaming Hezbollah for international terrorism and fighting on the side of the Syrian regime, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird welcomed the European Union’s...

22nd July 2013 - Commentary

EU’s Moral Confusion on Terrorism

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Today, the European Union decided to put the armed wing of Hezbollah on its terror list. This is a welcome, if belated, step, given that it took the EU...

22nd July 2013 - Quoted by Stewart Bell, National Post

European Union Adds Hezbollah’s Military Wing to List of Banned Terrorist Organizations

Mark Dubowitz

The European Union agreed Monday to place the military wing of Hezbollah on its list of banned terrorist organizations, a move Canadian diplomats...


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