Hezbollah by James Worrall
From Islamic Resistance to Government (Praeger Security International)

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If you want to understand the rise and evolution of Hezbollah from an Islamic resistance movement to its role as a governing force in Lebanon, this is a good place to start.
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This detailed analysis follows the rise and evolution of Hezbollah from an Islamic resistance movement to its role as a governing force in Lebanon, exploring the group's impact on the security and power dynamics in the Middle East.

• Features maps, organizational charts, and a timeline of events

• Traces Hezbollah's journey from a resistance organization to its current position of power within Lebanese politics

• Presents summaries of major attacks and biographies of prominent members

• Discusses Iranian-inspired Shi'a activism and financing activities

• Includes an overview of the leaders, support, recruiting strategies, and attacks

 

About James Worrall

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James Worrall, PhD, is a lecturer in international relations and Middle East studies at the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds.Simon Mabon, PhD, is a lecturer in international relations in the Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Religion at the University of Lancaster, director of the Richardson Institute, and a research associate at the Foreign Policy Centre in London.Gordon Clubb, PhD, is a lecturer in international security at the University of Leeds. His other books include the coedited Terrorism and Political Violence.
 
Published November 10, 2015 by Praeger. 225 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Tara Sonenshine on Jan 11 2016

If you want to understand the rise and evolution of Hezbollah from an Islamic resistance movement to its role as a governing force in Lebanon, this is a good place to start.

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