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Phillip Smyth

Soref Fellow

Phillip Smyth is a 2018-2019 Soref Fellow at The Washington Institute.

Biography

Phillip Smyth is a 2018-2019 Soref Fellow at The Washington Institute. He has studied Shia Islamist militarism in the Middle East as a researcher at the University of Maryland, and created the blog Hizballah Cavalcade. He is the author of the 2015 Institute monograph The Shiite Jihad in Syria and Its Regional Effects.

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