Hezbollah Winning in Syria: At What Price?

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by Aurélie Daher As the Syrian uprising against the Baathist regime enters its fourth year, it is clear, given the changing balance of power on the ground, that predictions about the imminent collapse of the Assad dynasty, which constituted conventional… Continue Reading  

Is Matthew Levitt’s Hezbollah Convincing?

Supporters of opposition parties carry Hezbollah and opposition flags as they tour in Beirut's suburbs

by Aurélie M. Daher In Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God, Matthew Levitt, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) and a former senior U.S. counter-terrorism official, attempts to illustrate the threat posed… Continue Reading  

Assad May Not Be Key to Iran’s Levantine Reach: A Critique of AEI-ISW Report

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by Aurélie M. Daher That Iran is deeply concerned with the civil war in Syria and is currently providing important assistance to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime is not in question. What remains to be determined, however, is the form that its… Continue Reading