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Media Mentions: Phillip Smyth

Jul 2019
July 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the role of regional allied militias in Iranian defense policy.
Jun 2019
June 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO about Iran's strategic calculus regarding confrontation with the U.S.
May 2019
May 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal for his mapping of Iran-aligned militia groups across the region.
May 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the threat posed by Iran-backed militias in Iraq.
Mar 2019
March 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National about the State Dept. terrorist designation of Iraqi Shiite militia Harakat Al Nujaba.
Sep 2018
September 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Telegraph on Iranian arms transfers and their threat to Israel.
Jun 2018
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on airstrike on the Iraqi-Syrian border.
May 2016
May 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on death of top Hezbollah figure in Syria.
Apr 2016
April 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on Iraqi views of the U.S. in the fight against ISIS.
Feb 2016
February 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Military Times on Baghdad's reticence about accepting further U.S. troops in Iraq.
Dec 2015
December 10, 2015 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Iran's Shiite militias in Syria.
Nov 2015
November 27, 2015 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Iranian soldiers and militiamen fighting in Syria.
Oct 2015
October 15, 2015 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the role of Shi'ite militias in the Syrian civil war.
Jul 2015
July 5, 2015 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on Shiite militias fighting in Iraq.
Mar 2015
March 30, 2015 Foreign Policy article on the brutality of Iraq's Shiite militias quotes Institute experts.