Confirmation comes on heels of Sunday Telegraph report that Iranian-backed terror group was laying groundwork for future terror attacks, including storing large quantities of chemicals used in explosives
Tony BadranIsraeli officials: Mossad tipped UK off in 2015 Hezbollah bomb plot.
“Terrorist groups like Hezbollah are withering on the vine as Iran sanctions take effect,” Sen. Tom Cotton tweeted last week, voicing what has now become a consensus in Washington. In this age of polarization, the unanimity of this take is all the...
Tony BadranMy piece in @tabletmag is out. There’s a conventional wisdom forming that Hezbollah is broke. It’s wrong. It’s based on misreading, bad analysis and flimsy evidence in Beirut Cafe style reports. I go through the publicly available evidence it’s based on.
It will take weeks for the elite pundit class to unravel all the possible implications and subtexts embedded in Robert Mueller’s final report on the charge that Donald Trump and his team colluded with Russia to fix the 2016 election. The right...
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) strongly condemns Israel's daily violations of Lebanon's airspace, Lebanon's National News Agency quoted UNIFIL's spokesman as saying on Thursday.
Describing the overflights as a violation of...
Tony BadranHAHAHAHAHA! Put this clown show out of its misery already and cut off all US funds. | Tenenti Says UNIFIL Strongly Condemns Israel's Daily Overflights
The United Nations' Mideast envoy says peacekeepers in Lebanon have not been given access to tunnels stretching into Israel, which the UN says violate a case-fire resolution that ended a devastating war between Israel and Hezbollah in 2006.
Tony BadranThe US should cut all funding to UNIFIL. Time to pull the plug on this clown show.
Iranian airline affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards reportedly continues transferring to Hezbollah advanced weapon systems meant to convert inaccurate projectiles into precision-guided missiles, conducting for the first time a direct flight...
Tony BadranLebanon is the IRGC’s operational headquarters. The LAF, which is funded by the US, is deployed at the airport, which makes Lebanon something worse than a terrorist safe haven.
Analysis: With the prince now implicated in Khashoggi's death, Trump’s gamble on him and the Saudi regime may have backfired.
Tony BadranThere are two intersecting information campaigns with the Khashoggi affair. One is Turkish. The second, more consequential one, is pro-Iran Obama world. This piece, for instance, is courtesy of John Brennan
Thank you, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, for that introduction and thank you for your outstanding leadership at Main Justice. And thank you to Patrick and Adam for being here and for taking on this challenge.
Tony BadranThe Justice Department designates Hezbollah as a transnational criminal organization.