How Hizbullah and Hamas Benefit from Iran Deal

(Israel Hayom) Eyal Zisser - It is not only the Iranians who will enjoy the economic benefits Iran stands to garner from the deal, but also Hizbullah and Hamas operatives, whose paychecks and equipment come directly from the Iranian pocket. The Iran-U.S. deal has cemented Iran's position as a legitimate regional power. Tehran has always coveted this position, which entails the expansion of Iran's influence to include what it considers its "security belt," that spans from Iran to Lebanon, Gaza and even Israel. Prof. Eyal Zisser is former director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University.

2015-04-07 00:00:00

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