Hezbollah (a.k.a. Hizbollah, Hizbu’llah) Backgrounder by the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations.
Hezbollah Overview by the Anti-Defamation League
Hezbollah in Profile A report by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Group to the Parliament of Australia
Should Hezbollah Be Next? by Daniel Byman. Foreign Affairs, November/December 2003. See also: Hezbollah’s Dilemma, an April 13, 2005 update to the original article.
Summary: The radical Lebanese Shi’ite movement Hezbollah is fomenting violence in post-war Iraq and fanning the flames of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Its bloody track record makes it a natural target in the war on terror. But Washington’s only option is to confront Hezbollah indirectly: by getting its backers, Syria and Iran, to help change its focus from militancy to politics.
Hezbollah by Hala Jaber. An ‘fairminded and thorough’ account of Hezbollah’s rise.
Hezbollah : The Changing Face of Terrorism by Judith Palmer Harik. “This is an articulate and cogently argued book, dealing with a very important issue, which the September 11 events have given potentially grave policy consequences.”–Ray Hinnebusch, University of St. Andrews
Hizb’Allah in Lebanon: The Politics of the Western Hostage Crisis by Magnus Ranstorp. Excellent overview
Understanding Terror Networks by Marc Sageman
News and News Archive
Hizbollah Official web site