Hezbollah's Progress

October 18, 2010

How the Party of God became Lebanon's most powerful faction.
By Christopher Hitchens

"Writing from southern Lebanon in the mid-to-late 1970s, during the continuing war of attrition between Israel and the PLO and at a time when the country's long-relegated Shiite minority was just beginning to get itself organized, I noticed the presence of an almost unremarked token force of Iranian troops."  Read More (Slate)


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir