Why the idea that economic and social pressure can keep Hezbollah in check is deeply flawed
Critics say Congress speech contained fabricated quote. Audio says otherwise.
How the flare-up on the Israel-Lebanon border may portend a larger conflict
Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel
Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht
The Lebanon-based militia also says Syria will give it “game-changing” weapons
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
Plus a Gaza building boom?
Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah is more than a ‘mover and shaker’
Plus Israeli minister cautions on settlement growth, and more
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On first episode of Russia Today show, guest pines for end of Israel
Infiltrated by up to a dozen CIA spies, Hezbollah, the official party of God, is taking hits to its prestige—and revealing its weakness
Not really. Let us count the ways.
Plus accused Giffords shooter won’t stand trial now, and more
While protests rage across the Arab Middle East, Israel stands as a regional model of resiliency, relevance, and democratic adaptability. And the Arab states will have to be more like it to survive.
Plus Dershowitz and Assange join forces, and more
Hezbollah grabs more power to Israel’s north
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s recent visit to Hezbollah reveals the deepening isolation of the Shia in Lebanon
Plus A’jad praises, meets with Hezbollah, and more in the news
Israel beats its enemies on the battlefield, but it loses the more important fight, for PR supremacy, to savvier operators like Hezbollah
Iran maintains an information-warfare front—it’s called Hezbollah
The key to a lasting peace, argues Israeli Nobel Prize winner Robert Aumann, is not to insist on ‘peace now’
Plus nuclear reactors for all, and more
Is U.S. military aid to Lebanon being used against Israel?
A Lebanon-Israel conflict is a matter of when, not if, and the United States has an interest in the outcome
Bashar al-Assad has maintained his country’s key position in Mideast politics by drawing out the peace process and turning it into warfare by other means
Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah wants war. His public wants war. But to get the war that he wants, he has to wait.
Where we see coincidences in U.S. news coverage of the Middle East, locals see conspiracies—and sometimes they’re right
She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide