International relations is a major at some colleges that routinely try to send graduates to the State Department or the Commerce Department.
As noted here, however, there are other schools of thought.
I'm not excerpting this time, folks. You need the whole story.
As you do, incidentally, about the Hezbollah (Hizbollah? Arabic doesn't transliterate neatly: see the introduction to the "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by Lawrence of Arabia
) and its murderous role in destroying the internal politics of Lebanon
. I really can't manage to feel sorry for them.
UPDATE: It seems I'm not the only one with that perspective.
Points to the author of that piece for citing Habakuk, my current favorite book.