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Hezbollah - men of God

Hezbollah - men of God

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Published by BBC2 in London .
Written in English


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Correspondent Peter Taylor analyses the reasons for the rise of the fundamentalist Hezbollah group and looks at why the American administration failed to understand or deal with the organisation after the 1983 bombing of the US embassy in Beirut.

Edition Notes

Recorded off-air from BBC2 on 19/11/01.

SeriesWarzone
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination1 videocassette (40min.)
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19524367M

  Levitt is a leading international expert on Hezbollah and his new book, Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God, is slated to be published in   Hezbollah (Party of God) has long been known as a Jihadist terrorist organization of global reach. They have conducted operations throughout the Middle East, in Thailand, Bulgaria, Argentina, and elsewhere in Europe and Latin America. Hezbollah has also conducted operations in Canada and the United States. Hezbollah has become notorious since the early .

Hezbollah (/ ˌ h ɛ z b ə ˈ l ɑː /; Arabic: حزب الله ‎ Ḥizbu 'llāh, literally "Party of Allah" or "Party of God")—also transliterated Hizbullah, Hizballah, etc. —is a Shia Islamist political party and militant group based in arters: Beirut, Lebanon. The ideology of Hezbollah has been summarized as Shiite radicalism. Hezbollah was largely formed with the aid of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's followers in the early s in order to spread Islamic revolution and follows a distinct version of Islamic Shi'a ideology (Valiyat al-faqih or Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists) developed by Ayatollah Khomeini, leader of the "Islamic .

  This book is a fascinating look inside Hizbollah during its formation and confrontation with Israel in Lebanon prior to Israeli withdrawal. The author is sympathetic to Hizbollah's opposition to Israeli occupation and the elevation of the marginalized Shia in Lebanon, which may enrage some readers, however, it is worth swallowing your gall and understanding /5.   1. Beirut used to be known as the Paris of the Middle East, and in the well-to-do Christian and Sunni quarters of the city, the capital of Lebanon still manages to cast a spell. The central business district—a battleground on the dividing line between Christian East Beirut and Muslim West Beirut during the Lebanese civil [ ].


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Hezbollah is an important book for scholars, policymakers, students, and the general public interested in international security, terrorism, international criminal organizations, and Cited by: 4. The book is chronologically disjointed as a result of Jaber's lack of focus.

The reality is that Hezbollah is so secretive that Jaber doesn't have enough material for a full book (at least, not without providing more detail on Hazbollah's attacks, which Cited by: Blanford has spent decades covering Hezbollah and he fills the book with personal experiences in southern Lebanon.

Some might not like the book, because most of the focus is on Hezbollah and he does not portray Israel in the best light. Hezbollah - men of God book The author doesn't sugar coat anything. The most comprehensive, easy to read, Cited by:   It is a highly recommended book for anyone interested in an unbiased story of Hezbollah resistance against Israel.

Thanks for the writer for this well written book. I had many sleepless nights in reading the details of the 30 years struggle from victories in south Lebanon to the sad massacre of Qana and the victory of the year war/5.

Hezbollah - Lebanon's 'Party of God' - is a multifaceted organisation: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close ally of Iran, and a terrorist organisation.

Drawing on a wide range of sources, including recently declassified government documents, court records, and personal interviews with intelligence 1/5(1). The book examines the Hezbollah movement from a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, historical, and systematic perspective to explain how it has evolved since.

‘In Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God, Matthew Levitt, through adept storytelling and impressive attention to historical detail, manages to teach even long-time students of the Middle East a great deal about Hezbollah. The book leaves little doubt as to the increasing importance, danger, and international reach of.

Blanford has spent decades covering Hezbollah and he fills the book with personal experiences in southern Lebanon. Some might not like the book, because most of the focus is on Hezbollah and he does not portray Israel in the best light. The author doesn't sugar coat anything/5(23).

Hezbollah - Lebanon's 'Party of God' - is a multifaceted organisation: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close ally of Iran, and a terrorist organisation.

Drawing on a wide range of sources, including recently declassified government documents, court records, and /5(24).

Hezbollah fighters have been schooled from a young age to submit to strict military discipline and are nurtured in a culture of martyrdom, believing that God sanctions their struggles. Iranian and Hezbollah Operations in South America: Then and Now By Levitt, Matthew Prism: a Journal of the Center for Complex Operations, Vol.

5, No. 4, January 1, Missing: men of God. Formed in Lebanon by Iranian Revolutionary Guards inHezbollah is fueled by hatred of Israel and the United States. Its truck-bomb attack against the U.S.

Marine barracks in Beirut killed soldiers-the largest peacetime loss ever for the U.S. military-and caused President Reagan to withdraw all troops from by: 9. Born in the grinding poverty of the Bekaa Valley, Hezbollah - or "Party of God" - has ties to Iran and exerts influence far beyond Lebanon.

In many ways it is the model organization: passionate, demanding of its members, and devoted to furthering an Islamic way of life.3/5(1). Hezbollah (“Party of God” in Arabic) has multiple identities, Mr. Levitt writes.

It is a social and religious movement representing the country’s Shiite community and one of the dominant political parties in Lebanon. Hezbollah also seeks to brand itself as the only group to successfully battle the Israeli army. They want to become a voice of Lebanese citizens and show that Israel is not invincible.

Doctrines. The group of Hezbollah is known as a political party in Lebanon to represent idealistic and radical Shi’ite beliefs. Hezbollah, or the ""Party of God"", is one of the most powerful and the most misunderstood forces in Middle Eastern politics.

In this new edition of her acclaimed book, Judith Harik explains what it actually believes in, what its real relationship with other regional players is, and in what direction it is heading.4/5(1).

Hezbollah’s revolutionary role in global politics has invited lionization and vilification, rather than a clear-eyed view of its place in history. Now that the party is in power, how will Hezbollah reconcile its regional obligations with its religious beliefs.

This nonpartisan account offers insights that Western media have missed or misunderstood. Buy Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God Revised ed.

by Levitt, Matthew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(24). Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God is the first thorough examination of Hezbollah's covert activities beyond Lebanon's borders, including its financial and logistical support networks and its criminal and terrorist operations worldwide.

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, set your face toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him and say, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. And I will turn you about and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you out, and.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: men of God.Founded in in response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, Hezbollah -- "Party of God" in Arabic -- based its ideology on the Iranian revolution and the teachings of .The village of Ras al-Ein, which is situated in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, falls under the overlapping control of the Syrian Army, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, and the Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah, or Party of God.

The village is seedy and brown.