S8 Ep14: Iranian Militia Attacks on US Forces with Phillip Smyth

S8 Ep14: Iranian Militia Attacks on US Forces with Phillip Smyth

On today’s episode, Matt is joined again by Phillip Smyth. Phillip is a leading expert on Iranian proxy groups, such as Hamas and Lebanese Hezbollah, and has conducted research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the University of Maryland. They discuss the spate of attacks by Iranian-backed militias against US forces in the Middle East since the Gaza War began. Phillip tells us who these groups are, what their strategy is, and if he sees potential for the violence to escalate.

Phillip’s research at the Washington Institute: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/experts/phillip-smyth.

Follow Phillip on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PhillipSmyth.

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