Hezbollah (arabic: حزب الله , meaning party of god) is an islamic political party and paramilitary organization in lebanon    it was formed in lebanon in 1982, during the lebanese civil war. Hezbollah, also known as the party of god, is a radical shi’a muslim group fighting against israel and “western imperialism” in lebanonthe group does not recognize the legitimacy of the state of israel and it has labeled as a foreign terrorist organization (fto) by the us state department since october 1997. Though hezbollah is commonly referred to as a terrorist organization, this paper examines hezbollah through the lens of an insurgency to explain its longevity and the depth of its threat to us interests.
Introduction hezbollah is a shiite muslim political party and militant group that the united states and european union consider a terrorist organization. Terrorism and transnational crime: foreign policy issues for congress congressional research service 3 continued funding of such terrorist groups as the taliban and the revolutionary armed. Foreign terrorist organizations (ftos) are foreign organizations that are designated by the secretary of state in accordance with section 219 of the immigration and nationality act (ina), as amended. Foreign terrorist organization (fto) is a designation for non-united states-based organizations deemed by the united states secretary of state, in accordance with section 219 of the immigration and nationality act of 1965 (ina), to be involved in what us authorities define as terrorist activities.
Of the countries that do have anti-terrorism laws in latin america, none recognize hezbollah as a foreign terrorist organization humire pointed out that hezbollah’s involvement in criminal activity no longer renders it an islamic group. “the arab league foreign minister’s committee has decided on friday to consider hezbollah a terrorist organization,” said a statement from the arab league carried by egyptian state news. Of all the terrorist organizations operating today, hezbollah may be the most capable and firmly established in addition to its terrorism capabilities, hezbollah is a political entity with a formidable guerilla force a media conglomerate a network of hospitals, schools, and other social services. The arab league has declared lebanese movement hezbollah a terrorist group, only days after the gulf cooperation council (gcc) adopted the same stance the move came during an arab league. That hezbollah is a proscribed organisation in many countries, accused of terrorism, is simply a fact and cannot be doubted however, unlike other terrorist organisations such as isis, al-qaeda, and their various affiliates in places like yemen, the philippines and pakistan, the hezbollah have some.
Brussels — the military wing of hezbollah, the powerful lebanese shiite group, was blacklisted by european union ministers as a terrorist organization on monday in a policy shift that reflected. Hezbollah is an iranian-backed terrorist network that poses a direct threat to american interests and israel, and dominates the lebanese government designated a foreign terrorist organization by the united states since 1995, hezbollah has killed more americans than any terrorist group other than al-qaida. This international terrorist network, whose cells have attempted and conducted terrorist attacks since the 1990’s, is the most organized terrorist network in the world and is a threat to the interests of israel, the us and western states that classified hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Hezbollah is believed by western intelligence agencies to have been involved in the 1994 bombing of the amia jewish community center in argentina, among other terrorist attacks. Hezbollah has close links with iran and supports a range of ferocious anti-western groups including the palestine terrorist organizations by providing weapons, training, funding etc they consider israel as the “vanguard of the united states in the islamic world.
I have long supported strong sanctions to specifically target foreign terrorist organizations, from hezbollah to hamas, who are responsible for maiming and murdering americans and our allies and. Foreign terrorist organizations (ftos) are designated by the secretary of state in accordance with section 219 of the immigration and nationality act (ina) fto designations play a critical role in the fight against terrorism and are an effective means of curtailing support for terrorist activities. Terrorism is increasingly funded through transnational crime, most prominently the drug trade, and all of these organizations pose a threat either on our own soil or to our border through the flow of middle eastern and latin american migrants controlled by gangs and drug cartels – with hezbollah lurking in the background. The bill is pending before the senate foreign relations committee “it’s time that terrorist groups, such as hamas, hezbollah, alqaeda [sic] and isis, be held to account for using innocent civilians, including children, as human shields,” christians united for israel stated in an email to supporters.
Hezbollah, defined by the us as a terrorist organization, and its allies rise to majority in lebanon's politics hezbollah, defined by the us as a terrorist organization, and its allies rise to. Both lebanese hezbollah and kata’ib hezbollah are designated terrorist groups that have historically targeted americans and american interests, the role of iranian-backed militias,” statement before the house of representatives committee on foreign affairs subcommittee on terrorism, nonproliferation, combating terrorism center. In its fight against terrorism, the united states has focused on individuals and entities supporting or belonging to terrorist organizations, including al qaeda, hezbollah, hamas, pij, the pflp, and farcosen llc is litigating cases, or has open investigations, concerning these terrorist groups.
The european union agreed on monday to put the armed wing of hezbollah on its terrorism blacklist, a move driven by concerns over the lebanese militant group's involvement in a deadly bus bombing. He noted that hezbollah has a long history of terror, and indeed its involvement in attacks abroad in the past few years is a continuation of the intensive terrorist actions committed by the organization, together with iran, over the past 30 years. In february 2016, investigations by us and european law enforcement led to the revelation that hezbollah’s terrorist wing, the external security organization (aka the islamic jihad organization), runs a dedicated entity specializing in worldwide drug trafficking and money laundering. “anyone believing for a moment that foreign terrorist organizations like hezbollah don’t exploit situations like this simply don’t understand how the real underworld operates.