doi:10.3849/1802-7199

The Comparison of Strategy of Iranian Terrorism Sponsorship: The Example of Hamas and Hezbollah

Josef KRAUS

This paper is focused on the comparison of strategy of state-sponsoring of terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah by the Islamic Republic of Iran. The strategy is described using five types of support – propaganda and political support, directing the terror, the use of financial leverage, instruction and training, the transfer of weaponry. The primary aim of this text is to clear up the Iranian role in supporting of two chosen Islamic terrorist organization and to explain its differences caused by historical, ideological, political and technical matters to the reader of this article. The text also contains the explanation of the origin, ideological background, political demands and the main terroristic activity of Palestinian Hamas and Lebanese Hezbollah.

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Keywords
Iran, state-sponsored terrorism, strategy, Hamas, Hezbollah, Revolution Guards, Palestine, Lebanon.


Title in English:

The Comparison of Strategy of Iranian Terrorism Sponsorship: The Example of Hamas and Hezbollah

Title in Czech/Slovak:

Komparace strategie íránské podpory terorismu na příkladu Hamásu a Hizballáhu

Author(s):

Josef KRAUS

Type:

Article

Language:

Czech

Abstract:

English / Czech

Journal:

Obrana a strategie (Defence & Strategy)

Publisher:

University of Defence

ISSN:

ISSN 1214-6463 (print) and ISSN 1802-7199 (on-line)

DOI:

10.3849/1802-7199.10.2010.02.047-070

Issue:

Volume 10, Number 2 (December 2010)

Pages:

47-70

Received: 15 October 2010

Accepted: 22 October 2010

Published online: 15 December 2010


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