Iran has accelerated its quest for regional supremacy through its mobilization of both Shiite and Sunni terror surrogates, including Hizbullah in Lebanon, Shiite militias in Iraq and in the Gulf, the Taliban in Afghanistan, and Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and the Al Aksa Martyrs’ Brigades in the Palestinian territories. This pivotal Iranian role has unfortunately not been fully appreciated, and even downplayed in certain quarters.
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Foreword – Lt.-Gen. (ret.) Moshe Yaalon
The Second Lebanon War: From Territory to Ideology – Lt.-Gen. (ret.) Moshe Yaalon
Iranian Strategic Vulnerabilities: Implications for Policy Options to Halt the Iranian Nuclear Program – Maj.-Gen. (res.) Aharon Zeevi Farkash
Iran’s “Second” Islamic Revolution: Its Challenge to the West – Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira and Daniel Diker
Hamas: “Glocal” Islamism – Prof. Martin Kramer
The Hamas Regime in the Gaza Strip: An Iranian Satellite that Threatens Regional Stability – Lt.-Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi