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Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God
Introduction: Researching Hezbollah's Clandestine Activities 1. The Party of God Is Born 2. Branching Out: Targeting Westerners in Lebanon and Beyond 3. Hezbollah's European Debut 4. Bombings inExpand
Hamas: Politics, Charity, and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad
How does a group that operates terror cells and espouses violence become a ruling political party? How is the world to understand and respond to Hamas, the militant Islamist organization thatExpand
Untangling the Terror Web: Identifying and Counteracting the Phenomenon of Crossover between Terrorist Groups
Counterterrorism should be seen not as an effort to rid the world of terrorism, but as an ongoing struggle to constrict the operating environment in which terrorists raise funds, procure documents,Expand
Hezbollah Finances: Funding the Party of God
Matthew Levitt contributed this paper to the project "Terrorism Financing and State Responses in Comparative Perspective," sponsored by the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the NavalExpand
Hamas from Cradle to Grave
Over the past three years, the United States has uncovered just how systematically terrorist groups conceal their activities behind charitable, social, and political fronts. Investigators, faced withExpand
Homosexuality and the Israel Defense Forces: Did Lifting the Gay Ban Undermine Military Performance?
In this article we argue that Israel's 1993 decision to lift its gay ban did not influence military performance. Then we assess three arguments raised by experts who claim that Israeli experiencesExpand
Political terrorism has long been a key feature of Middle Eastern politics given the high degree of conflict, relative ineffectiveness of direct military means, ideological rationalizations, andExpand
Hezbollah: Party of Fraud
In June, Lebanon's new prime minister, Najib Mikati, announced the formation of a government dominated by members and allies of the Shiite terrorist organization Hezbollah. The creation of the newExpand
Hezbollah's Organized Criminal Enterprises in Europe
Hezbollah plots in Europe over the past year exposed a return to violent operations being conducted by the Iranian supported Lebanese Shi’ite group. Plots in Bulgaria and Cyprus led to a rigorousExpand
Tracking Narco-Terrorist Networks: The Money Trail
INTRODUCTION In October 2008, after a two-year joint investigation by U.S. and Colombian authorities, the Colombian government arrested thirty-six individuals on money laundering and drug charges.Expand