Iran Entrenches Its “Axis of Resistance” Across the Middle East
Iran’s network spans half a dozen countries and has so fundamentally altered the region’s strategic balance that no nation can take on Iran and its proxies without enormous risk. By Robin Wright September 19, 2019
Is Yemen’s Man-Made Famine the Future of War?
A trip to Yemen revealed that there is no shortage of food, but the U.S.-backed military intervention has put millions at risk of starvation. By Jane Ferguson July 11, 2018
Having Tea with Hezbollah’s No. 2
The militant group’s second-in-command says that intervention in Syria was worth the increasing costs, human and political. By Robin Wright December 13, 2016
Thomas Sutherland, the Magnanimous Hostage
A professor at American University in Beirut, he was taken captive by Hezbollah in 1985, and was held for six years. By Robin Wright July 25, 2016
The Demise of Hezbollah’s Untraceable Ghost
Mustafa Badreddine, one of the architects of Islamic terrorism, masterminded one of the longest-running sprees of violence in the Middle East. By Robin Wright May 13, 2016
Hezbollah, Israel, and a Fragmenting Middle East
On Wednesday, it looked like an old battle in Lebanon and Israel might be reignited. By Rania Abouzeid January 29, 2015
Another Siege: Israel’s War on the P.L.O.
The war in Gaza offers numerous parallels to the bombardment of Beirut in 1982. By Robin Wright August 2, 2014
The Shadow Commander
Qassem Suleimani is the Iranian operative who has been reshaping the Middle East. Now he’s directing Assad’s war in Syria. By Dexter Filkins September 23, 2013
Hezbollah Widens the Syrian War
The Thin Red Line
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