Tag: Giorgio Cafiero

Should Hezbollah Be Disarmed?

Should Hezbollah Be Disarmed?

Amid Lebanon’s ongoing anti-government protests, various demonstrators have held signs demanding “No weapons but legal weapons. 1559, make it happen.” This is a clear reference to Hezbollah, a hybrid organization, political party, social movement and a regional player with global...

Bluster and Blowback in Beirut

Bluster and Blowback in Beirut

Blowback from hardline Sunnis in Lebanon may become a long-term challenge for Hezbollah. The assassination of senior Hezbollah commander Hassan al-Laqis in early December, coming on the heels of the recent attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, marked the latest in a series of...

Implications of Iran and Sudan’s Growing Alliance

Implications of Iran and Sudan’s Growing Alliance

Iran is determined to expand its influence in Africa, and Sudan has a unique role to play.  Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan’s strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of...

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