Behind Hizbullah's Response to Israel's Attacks

(Institute for National Security Studies-Tel Aviv University) Yoram Schweitzer and Orna Mizrahi - Hizbullah's limited response to Israeli attacks points to its desire to avoid, at this stage, a widening of the confrontation with Israel and preventing a calamitous war in Lebanon. Hizbullah is currently under political pressure: additional countries have designated it as a terrorist group, and Arab countries even accused it of irresponsible behavior for its attack on IDF vehicles at Israel's northern border. In addition, Hizbullah is in economic distress due to direct U.S. sanctions. Yoram Schweitzer heads the Program on Terrorism and Low-Intensity Conflict at INSS, where Orna Mizrahi is a senior researcher.

2019-09-05 00:00:00

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