Post Tagged with: "Hizbullah"

Lebanon’s Hizbullah

Lebanon’s Hizbullah

Ethnic motivations underlying Hizbullah’s politics acting upon the perceived interests of the Shiite community in Lebanon are likely to further erode its legitimacy.

The Geopolitics of the Struggle for Syria

The Geopolitics of the Struggle for Syria

The disaster in Syria epitomizes the destructive effects of the sectarianization of regional geopolitical battles and the use of the popular Arab uprisings for otherwise geopolitical ends.

The Lebanese Cabinet Wears Hezbollah (And Iranian) Colours

The Lebanese Cabinet Wears Hezbollah (And Iranian) Colours

Looking ahead there are two major concerns for Lebanon. Firstly, if a new government cannot kick start the ailing economy and publicly support the Lebanese people by providing much needed water and electricity projects, then Hezbollah’s influence will grow, as Iranian money will finance vital social programmes, as witnessed already in the south of the country.

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