Research center The Washington Institute publishes a report on the losses suffered by the Lebanese grouping «Hezbollah» during the civil war in Syria. Information obtained from public sources, such as reports of the funeral.
According to the data obtained from 30 September 2012 to 16 February 2016 on Syrian territory killed at least 865 fighters belonging to Shiite group. Experts say that real losses will likely be even more severe.
49 of the dead are called commanders or field commanders. Thus, the command structure suffered in Syria is particularly significant losses. The bloodiest month was may 2014, when 88 were killed by militants.
It is also noted that the group tries to prevent the publication of information that shed light on the circumstances of the death of personnel. The place of death only 32 fighters, and in many cases, the information came not from the Lebanese, and Iranian sources.
In General, it is noted that Hezbollah actually had to abandon the doctrine of «al-Muqawama», according to which the aim of the group is the struggle with the Zionists. Despite the fact that this goal continues to be declared, Lebanese Shiites not to fight on two fronts