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Iran & Shi’ite Terrorism

A Match Made in Heaven: The Hezbollah-Amal Nexus

Over the past decades, Hezbollah has built a well-oiled, multi-billion-dollar illicit finance and drug-trafficking machine in Latin America that launders organized crime’s ill-gotten gains through multiple waypoints in the Western Hemisphere, West Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, generating hundreds of millions of annual revenues.

Threats on Karish

Hezbollah’s Threats on Karish Gas Drilling Rig and Israeli Natural Gas Production – a Potential for a Miscalculation That May Lead to War

Hassan Nasrallah and Hezbollah’s threats on Karish gas drilling rig and prevent the production and export of gas from Israel’s reservoirs if Lebanon’s demands regarding the latter’s marine border with Israel constitute a significant escalation in Hezbollah’s aggressive rhetoric and may lead to another miscalculation

Trends in Cyber-Terrorism 2021

Cyberspace has become one of the main arenas for state warfare. It is also largely used by non-state actors or state sponsored actors, including criminal networks and terrorist organisations. In recent years, their operations in cyberspace have become a real challenge for global security. Throughout

The U.S. Caesar Act Could Benefit Iran and Hezbollah

On June 17th 2020, the U.S. Government started implementing several aspects of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019. The purpose of this Act is to make Syrian President Assad’s regime accountable for its atrocities during the ongoing Syrian Civil War, while at the same

Russia’s Policy vis-à-vis Iran and Hezbollah

Today, the Middle East remains vital for the realization of Russia’s interests in the southern part of its post-Soviet territories. This article discusses Iran and Hezbollah in the context of Russia’s tactical and strategic considerations and foreign policy interests in the Middle East.

Iran and Hezbollah Bandwagon Hamas’ Fight

Last year, after deserting the Iranian-led “axis of resistance” and positioning itself in the Sunni coalition against the Assad regime in Syria, Hamas lost the backing of the short-lived Muslim Brotherhood government in Egypt and incurred the bitter enmity of the new military rulers in

Iran and the Houthi in Yemen (2019)

Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran has been acting in any way possible to promote its interests in the Middle East, including the expansion of its sphere of influence within the Shiite communities, whom it has been able to harness to its needs. This