Kendall Bianchi

Kendall Bianchi is a research assistant at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. She previously studied Arabic in Jordan on a NSEP Boren Scholarship and in Morocco on a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship. Her work has also appeared in Foreign Affairs and the Washington Institute’s Fikra Forum. Follow her on Twitter at @klbianchi1.

The change highlights an interesting trend with respect to where--and possibly how--Hezbollah recruits fighters for the war in Syria.