Hizbullah Finds Friends Abroad

[Los Angeles Times] Raed Rafei - Hizbullah has extended its international reach by establishing contacts with groups opposed to U.S.-led economic globalization, analysts say. The Lebanese Shiite Muslim militant organization, which is designated as a terrorist group by the U.S., has participated through a front organization in dozens of gatherings. "Hizbullah succeeded in incorporating the idea of resistance as part of the international anti-globalization movements," said Abdel-Halim Fadlallah, vice president of Beirut's Center for Strategic Studies, a Hizbullah-affiliated think tank that often participates in activities abroad.

2008-09-05 01:00:00

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