Israel and Hezbollah: A Cautious Stability


Grant Bullock (Editor)

Series: Politics and Economics of the Middle East
BISAC: POL059000

Lebanon’s Hezbollah is a Shiite Islamist militia, political party, social welfare organization, and U.S. State Department-designated terrorist organization. Its armed element receives support from Iran and Syria and possesses significant paramilitary and unconventional warfare capabilities.

The 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah has generated a vast amount of academic and military studies, including a number from the Strategic Studies Institute. Specifically, authors have tried to identify the new patterns of warfare through this conflict and sometimes have even called it the first illustration of “hybrid war.” This book discusses the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, and provides background on Lebanon (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – From War to Deterrence? Israel-Hezbollah Conflict since 2006 (pp. 1-46)
Jean-Loup Samaan

Chapter 2 – Hezbollah: Background and Issues for Congress (pp. 47-88)
Casey L. Addis and Christopher M. Blanchard

Chapter 3 – Lebanon: Background and U.S. Policy (pp. 89-122)
Christopher M. Blanchard


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