Opening a Southern Front in the Hezbollah-Israel Conflict?

Israeli soldiers at Golan Heights

by Aurelie Daher On February 8, the Syrian army launched an assault along the dividing line between Damascus’s southern suburbs and villages north of Quneitra and Deraa in the southern part of the country until recently controlled by remnants of… Continue Reading  

ISIS Improves Hezbollah’s Standing

Hezbollah_Flag_in_Syria

by Aurélie Daher When protests began in Syria against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in 2011, the leadership of Lebanon’s Hezbollah did not play for time. It immediately and officially announced that it preferred the current regime but also encouraged both Assad… 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