Hezbollah’s Spycraft in the Spotlight

Doha 12 - Your name can kill you

The ongoing terrorism trial of Hossam Yaakoub in Cyprus may have several consequences, including deciding whether the European Union will declare Hezbollah to be a terrorist organization. Its current impact is to show how much better Hezbollah operatives have gotten at basic covert tradecraft. A recent Washington Post article about…

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Hezbollah’s Image Campaign: Theme Parks, Anyone?

Doha 12 - Your name can kill you

In Doha 12, Hezbollah launches its effort to eliminate the Doha 12 (including Our Heroes) as part of their worldwide publicity/propaganda campaign. Hezbollah is one of the most sophisticated users of media, image and messaging in the terrorist world, with their own newspapers and satellite TV channel. But a theme…

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