By Matthew Levitt
Hezbollah: the worldwide Footprint of Lebanon's occasion of God is the 1st thorough exam of Hezbollah’s covert actions past Lebanon’s borders, together with its monetary and logistical help networks and its legal and terrorist operations world wide.
Hezbollah—Lebanon’s "Party of God"—is a multifaceted association: it's a strong political occasion in Lebanon, a Shia Islam non secular and social flow, Lebanon’s biggest armed forces, a detailed best friend of Iran, and a 17 november. Drawing on a variety of resources, together with lately declassified executive files, courtroom files, and private interviews with intelligence and cops world wide, Matthew Levitt examines Hezbollah’s beginnings, its first violent forays in Lebanon, after which its terrorist actions and legal businesses overseas in Europe, the center East, South the USA, Southeast Asia, Africa, and at last in North the United States. Levitt additionally describes Hezbollah’s unit devoted to helping Palestinian militant teams and Hezbollah’s involvement in education and assisting insurgents who fought US troops in post-Saddam Iraq. The ebook concludes with a glance at Hezbollah’s essential, ongoing function in Iran’s shadow warfare with Israel and the West, together with plots focusing on civilians round the world.
Levitt exhibits convincingly that Hezbollah’s willingness to take advantage of violence at domestic and out of the country, its worldwide achieve, and its proxy-patron courting with the Iranian regime will be of significant situation. Hezbollah is a vital publication for students, policymakers, scholars, and most people drawn to foreign defense, terrorism, foreign legal organisations, and heart East studies.
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Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God by Matthew Levitt