Matthew Levitt is the Fromer-Wexler Fellow and director of the Reinhard Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence at The Washington Institute.
Articles & Testimony
Over the past decade, Hezbollah has intensified its aggressive activities across the Middle East and now presides over a widening network of proxies.
Lebanese Hezbollah, the “Party of God,” is a militant Shiite terrorist organization and a critical component of what security officials typically refer to as the “Iran Threat Network.” Committed to the spread of Iran’s Shiite Islamic Revolution, Hezbollah is dedicated not only to the destruction of Israel but also to undermining the Gulf States and other countries in the region that challenge Tehran’s hegemony and the spread of its revolutionary ideology. In the past decade, Hezbollah’s role in Iran’s malign regional activities has increased dramatically…