Bassem Shabb

  • The day Hezbollah blinked 

    A 40-day gridlock pitting Hezbollah’s Druze and Christian allies against Walid Joumblatt ended with capitulation of the former. A stern letter from the U.S....

  • Hezbollah’s governance predicament 

    After decades of crafty political maneuvering and intimidation through force, Hezbollah not only became a dominant player but also along with its allies...