Hezbollah

Syria as a strategic prop for Hezbollah and Hamas

Syria, along with its ally Iran, is consistently supports Hezbollah and the Palestinian terrorist organizations to attain a variety of strategic goals: strengthening the radical Iranian-Syrian axis in the Middle East; weakening Israel by tearing apart its social fabric and damaging its economy; strengthening Syria’s influence in Lebanon; strengthening the radical Islamic forces in the
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An International Force: Advantages and Disadvantages

Discussions about security arrangements in Lebanon at the end of the war have included the proposal to station an international force in that country. Yet the UN has a very bad name in terms of confronting strong forces in areas where it is stationed.
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News of the Israeli-Hezbollah confrontation (as of noon, Sunday July 30)

The confrontation between Israel and Hezbollah, unprecedented in extent and intensity since the end of the war in Lebanon, entered its 18th day
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Disarming Hezbollah and extending the sovereignty and authority of the Lebanese government to south Lebanon, in accordance with Security Council Resolution 1559 (2004) and the Taef Accord (1989)

The documents following are: A. The full Security Council Resolution 1559; B. The English translation of the Taef Accord; C. A comparison between Security Council Resolution 1559 and the 1989 Taef Accord.
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Background information about Hezbollah and its involvement in anti-Israel and international terrorism according to Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center Special Bulletins

During the past few years the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center has issued dozens of Information Bulletins about Hezbollah, its involvement in anti-Israli and global terrorism and about the sponsorship it receives from Syria and Iran. They can be found in the ITIC Website through the “Hezbollah” link. The following is a selection of ITIC
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Terrorism and humor: a satirical show severely criticizing Hezbollah was shown on Lebanese LBC-TV

It focused on Katyusha attacks and Hamas’s boasts concerning a “balance of deterrence” with Israel and “liberating” the Shebaa Farms. Lebanese Shi’ites rioted and the satirical show was quickly taken off the air.
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