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Hezbollah

Dominique Avon

Hezbollah

a history of the "party of god"

by Dominique Avon

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Shiites,
  • Geopolitics,
  • Hizballah (Lebanon),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDominique Avon and Anaïs-Trissa Khatchadourian ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
    ContributionsKhatchadourian, Anaïs-Trissa, Todd, Jane Marie, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1828.A98 H6219513 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25247009M
    ISBN 109780674066519
    LC Control Number2012007747

      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 s for . This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of some of the military equipment used by the paramilitary wing of Hezbollah.

      The book demonstrates how Hezbollah uses religious mechanisms such as taklif shari (religious assessment), ijtihad (interpretation) of jihad, and fatwa (religious verdict) as political tools to mobilise the Shi’a in Lebanon and the Middle East and to build political : Mariam Farida. 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).

      As a primer: Hezbollah: A Short History by Augustus Richard Norton[1] For greater depth and insight into Hezbollah's leadership: Hizbullah: The Story from Within by Naim Qassem[2] Norton writes with great clarity on the roots of Hezbollah and t. Hezbollah provides a new, grounded analysis of the controversial and misunderstood Lebanese previous books have focused on aspects of the party’s identity, the military question or its religious discourse, here Joseph Daher presents an alternative perspective, built upon political economy.


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The book describes the evolution of Hezbollah since its establishment. It gives a historic background of the Shiites in Lebanon and how social and political factors led to the rise of Imam Mousa Sader and the initiation of Harakat al Mahroumeen and how the Iranian influence after the revolution was able to produce Hezbollah which started as a military ideological organization and then evolved /5.

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The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and by: 9. This book discusses Hezbollah's political ideology and the conditions that allow the organization to evolve.

The book studies conflict in the Middle East in terms of conditions that influence ideology and insurgency with unique attention to contextual factors in Syria and : Palgrave Macmillan.

To research his book, he accumulated a vast collection of Hezbollah -related documents, including indictments and transcripts of the trials of its members around the world about their illicit.

Plusses: The book has a wealth of detail on the terrorist activities of Hezbollah, how they relate to the interests of Iran, and how they relate to Hezbollah's charitable activities.

It also highlighted how Hezbollah acts as a criminal group and its connections to /5. ‘ The book is an important resource for serious scholars of the Middle East and a great read for anyone interested in better understanding the region.

No one has catalogued Hezbollah’s clandestine activities in such forensic detail as Levitt.’—The Muslim World Book Review,   Based on an increasingly inside view of Hezbollah, this book is an opportunity for the Western reader to see for himself what this headline-grabbing group is all about/5.

In the edition of Hezbollah, first published inBoston University professor Augustus Richard Norton adds new chapters on the complex dynamics of the Syrian war involving the United States, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Russia, Iran, and the Shi’a militant organization, Hezbollah, the primary focus of the all versions, most chapters tell the story of Hezbollah as a formidable.

The book concludes with a look at Hezbollah's integral and ongoing role in Iran's 'shadow war' with Israel and the West, including plots targeting civilians around the world. Levitt shows convincingly that Hezbollah's willingness to deploy violence at home and abroad, its global reach, and its proxy-patron relationship with the Iranian regime /5(24).

Hezbollah was founded in the early s as part of an Iranian effort to aggregate a variety of militant Lebanese Shia groups into a unified organization.

Hezbollah acts as a proxy for Iran in the ongoing Iran–Israel proxy conflict. Hezbollah was conceived by Muslim Headquarters: Beirut, Lebanon. 'This book provides a most interesting account of the Hezbollah phenomenon by examining the dynamics of socialization of the movement. It highlights in an extremely usefully way the interaction between the nature of conflict in Lebanon and in the region, and the formation of.

"In his new book Hezbollah, Augustus Richard Norton provides a succinct account of the group's rise from the chaos created by Israel's invasions and occupation of Lebanon in the late s and early s, which ended only in Hizbullah (Hezbollah) book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Hezbollah intrigues all the more for the difficulty involved in studying it. Its weakening, if not demise, has been announced many times since its inception in the early s. But the fact is that Hezbollah has never stopped growing in power, on the national stage as well as in a regional context.

This book has three purposes. [A] readable account of Hezbollah's rise by an experienced journalist, [Jaber's work] gives a broad account of the origins of Hezbollah and its expanding influence.

Jon Van Camp, International Socialist Review Essential for any who would study the region's past, present, and possible futures. Midwest Book Review: California Bookwatch.Hezbollah is an important book for scholars, policymakers, students, and the general public interested in international security, terrorism, international criminal organizations, and Middle East studies.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 officials 1/5(1).