Hizballah: Terrorism, National Liberation, or Menace?
by Sami G. Hajjar
Publisher: Strategic Studies Institute 2002
Number of pages: 59
The author reviews the history of Hizballah since its inception in 1982, and examines its role in the recent political turmoil of Lebanon and the region. The challenge that Hizballah poses to U.S. policy in the Middle East involves complicated strategic issues, not merely problems of terrorism that could be dealt with by countermeasures.
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