After the Coronavirus, Terrorism Won’t Be the Same
As big-government initiatives expand and leaders deflect blame, anti-establishment groups, angry Luddites, and China-haters could turn to violence.
Hezbollah Prepares for Its Next War: Against the Coronavirus
The militant group seeks to gain an edge on other parties in responding in Lebanon.
Lebanon’s Halloween Government
Protesters are right—the extent to which the country’s new cabinet brings it closer to Iran is spooky.
Iran’s Proxy Threat Is the Real Problem Now
Iran may call it a day after its token strike at U.S. forces in Iraq—but will its proxy forces?
Hezbollah’s Moment of Truth
The group’s leader has promised bloody retribution for Suleimani’s death. In reality, he’ll probably have to focus on rebuilding Hezbollah’s standing.
Untouchable No More: Hezbollah’s Fading Reputation
As Hezbollah sides with Lebanon's political elite, protesters in Beirut are increasingly willing to criticize it.
To the Barricades in Beirut
Lebanese protesters are reappropriating roadblocks—long a mark of civil war-era division—as a symbol of unity.
Washington Should Back, Not Punish, the Lebanese Military
With ongoing protests, potential sectarian clashes, and threats of terrorism in the region looming, the country’s armed forces need propping up now more than ever.
Hezbollah’s Old Tricks Won’t Work in Lebanon
The Shiite group has to decide whether it is a resistance movement or part of the establishment.
Lebanon’s Protests Are Leaderless. That May Be Their Strength.
Fed up with decades of economic mismanagement and corruption, most demonstrators just want the government gone.
Hezbollah Readies for Next War Against Israel
Despite a pause in hostilities, militia fighters and experts believe the two sides could stumble into their first all-out conflict since 2006.
Hezbollah’s Rainbow Coalition
The Shiite group is making inroads with other communities. Here’s how—and why.
To Fight Terrorists, Follow the Money
Prosecuting money launderers is the best way to stamp out terrorism and corruption.
Hezbollah Isn’t Just in Beirut. It’s in New York, Too.
The trial of a senior operative reveals the extent of the terrorist organization’s reach in the United States and Canada.
Trump’s Iran Crackdown Isn’t Enough to Stop Hezbollah
Unless Washington targets the group more effectively, it can outlive the pressure on Tehran.
Hezbollah Isn’t Iran’s Favorite Proxy Anymore
As tensions with Washington rise, Tehran has discovered the Lebanese militia isn’t up for doing its dirty work.
The Trump Administration Is Making Hezbollah Stronger
By threatening collective punishment over Lebanon’s most disruptive force, Washington is weakening the rest of its society.
Lebanon Is Facing an Economic and Environmental Disaster
Rather than rushing to punish Hezbollah, the United States should be shoring up the country’s new government to avoid state collapse.