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U.S. Efforts to Stop Hezbollah Growth Falling Short

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Pro-Hezbollah rally in Stockholm. Photo: wiki commons.

Israel Hayom – Hezbollah is expanding its global operations, especially in South America, and U.S. efforts to stop the terrorist group are falling short, a U.S. lawmaker has said, placing partial blame for the situation on Europe’s unwillingness to classify Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

Rep. Ted Poe (R-Tex.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, said at a meeting of the subcommittee on March 20, that “years ago Hezbollah was a limited, regional threat. Today, it is an international movement conducting terrorist and criminal acts all over the world.”

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