TEN YEARS after the Second Lebanon War, Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Lebanese Shi’ite militia, is at a crossroad.

In the fifth year of the civil war in Syria, which it is fighting on the side of the Assad regime, it is at the peak of its military power; but it is isolated politically and there are significant question marks over the implications of the emerging new order in Syria for its status and resiliency. 1,157 more words