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The softening of Hamas – Moderation through political participation

This article was written by Patrick Truffer for the University of St Andrews. It was published in the Small Wars Journal 8, No 2 on February 4, 2012. You can download the article in PDF-format with footnotes, annexes and a … Continue reading

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An Islamic Janus Face – Hezbollah as a power-political factor in the Middle East

by Patrick Truffer Hezbollah’s foundation and pan-Islamic strategy August Richard Norton cited in his book “Hezbollah a Short History” Ehud Barak, the former Prime Minister of Israel:”When we entered Lebanon […] there was no Hezbollah. We were accepted with perfumed … Continue reading

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Reisebericht Libanon – Südlibanon – calm but volatile

Wir verliessen Baalbek in südlicher Richtung, als es bereits dunkel war. Auch wenn der libanesische Strassenverkehr während des Tages bereits genügend nervenaufreibend ist, erhöht sich die Schwierigkeitsstufe während der Nacht, weil erstaunlich viele Fahrer ohne Licht unterwegs sind und ihren … Continue reading

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