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Phillip Smyth

Adjunct Fellow

Phillip Smyth is a researcher at the University of Maryland and author of the blog "Hizballah Cavalcade."

Areas of Expertise

Syria, Arab and Islamic Politics

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Biography

Phillip Smyth is a researcher at the University of Maryland. He writes the blog Hizballah Cavalcade, which focuses on Shiite Islamist militarism in the Middle East. He is the author of the upcoming Washington Institute monograph, The Shiite Jihad in Syria and Its Regional Effects.

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Publications

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Most Recent Analysis

Iranian Influence in Iraq: Between Balancing and Hezbollahzation?

June 1, 2015

Iraqi Shiite Foreign Fighters on the Rise Again in Syria

May 29, 2015

The Fight Against ISIS: Shiite Militias and the Coalition Effort

February 11, 2015

The Shiite Jihad in Syria and Its Regional Effects

February 2, 2015

Kataib al-Imam Ali: Portrait of an Iraqi Shiite Militant Group Fighting ISIS

January 5, 2015

Iranian Proxies Step Up Their Role in Iraq

June 13, 2014

Iran's Afghan Shiite Fighters in Syria

June 3, 2014

The Vocabulary of Sectarianism

January 29, 2014