Lebanon http://epc.ae/research-unit/lebanon en Decoding Hezbollah http://epc.ae/publication/decoding-hezbollah <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Decoding Hezbollah</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/53" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">hani</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 09/16/2018 - 06:44</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><span><span><span>The Lebanese Hezbollah<span> experienced developments and transformations in recent years that would have ramifications on its trajectory and consequences on Lebanon and the region as a whole. One of the most important development is Hezbollah’s involvement in the Syrian war as part of Iran’s proxies who seek to defend the Syrian regime. This involvement meant that Hezbollah’s role as an Iranian proxy is no longer limited to the Lebanese stage but goes beyond that to the whole region. This role has been affirmed through the logistic support provided by Hezbollah to militant Shiite groups in Iraq and the Houthis in Yemen and elsewhere. Thus, Hezbollah became a regional player.  </span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">This paper seeks to approach and decode Hezbollah by shedding light on its ideology, its leadership, organizational and institutional structures, political and military shifts within the party, study changes in its geopolitical calculations and consequences of its expanding regional role and foresee Hezbollah’s future local and regional choices.   </span></span></span></span></p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-cover-full field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2018-09/Decoding%20Hezbollah%20Cover.jpg" width="3300" height="2200" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-publication-type field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="/publication-type/policy-papers" hreflang="en">Policy Papers</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-publication-group field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/11" hreflang="en">Book</a></div> <div class="field field--name-field-research-unit field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="/research-unit/lebanon" hreflang="en">Lebanon</a></div> Sun, 16 Sep 2018 06:44:27 +0000 hani 6954 at http://epc.ae