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Disaster from the North

Yehuda Kurtzer speaks with journalist and author Matti Friedman about Hezbollah, Israel’s history of Lebanon war, and the gap between liberal democracy and the Mideast reality

Smoke rises at open areas near the Israeli border with Lebanon, following missiles and drones attack from Lebanon, July 4, 2024. Photo by David Cohen/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** עשן
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Smoke rises at open areas near the Israeli border with Lebanon, following missiles and drones attack from Lebanon, July 4, 2024. Photo by David Cohen/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** עשן ענן שמיים צפון שריפה נזק

With looming threats and escalating violence from Hezbollah in Lebanon, Israel is being forced to shift its gaze to the North. In this episode, Yehuda Kurtzer speaks with journalist and author Matti Friedman about the rising tensions with Lebanon, Hezbollah’s history and ethos, and the ideological and geopolitical challenges currently faced by Israel.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

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