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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 WrightSeptember 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 FergusonJuly 11, 2018
News Desk
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 WrightDecember 13, 2016
News Desk
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 WrightJuly 25, 2016
News Desk
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 WrightMay 13, 2016
News Desk
Hezbollah, Israel, and a Fragmenting Middle East
On Wednesday, it looked like an old battle in Lebanon and Israel might be reignited.
By Rania AbouzeidJanuary 29, 2015
News Desk
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 WrightAugust 2, 2014
A Reporter at LargeSeptember 30, 2013 Issue
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 FilkinsSeptember 23, 2013
News Desk
Hezbollah Widens the Syrian War
By Dexter FilkinsMay 26, 2013
A Reporter at LargeMay 13, 2013 Issue
The Thin Red Line
Inside the White House debate over Syria.
By Dexter FilkinsMay 6, 2013
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