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Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Hussain Abdul-Hussain is the Washington bureau chief of Kuwaiti daily Al-Rai and a former visiting fellow at Chatham House in London. Previously, he helped launch and manage the Iraqi stream of the Arabic TV network Alhurra. Before relocating to Washington, Abdul-Hussain worked as a reporter, and later as managing editor, for Lebanon’s The Daily Star. He has reported from conflict zones on the border between Lebanon and Israel, and from Baghdad shortly after the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime. Abdul-Hussain has also contributed articles to US newspapers, including The New York Times and the Washington Post, and appeared on American TV news networks such as CNN and MSNBC. In addition, he is a frequent commentator on Arabic satellite TV networks.

Myths and Embellishments in Hezbollah’s Account of Its History By Hussain Abdul-Hussain - Apr 11, 2018

Few writers are able to get under the skin of Hezbollah, the Shia organization based in Lebanon that describes itself as a “resistance” group. Not so Mohanad Hage Ali, a Shia-born native of south Lebanon. In his book, “Nationalism, Transnationalism and Political Islam,” Hage Ali goes some way toward unpicking the embroidery, embellishments and outright … Continue reading “Myths and Embellishments in Hezbollah’s Account of Its History”