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Beware of Muqtada al-Sadr

Phillip Smyth gives a detailed analysis of the potential motives behind Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in both Syria and Iraq and urges U.S. policymakers to keep a close eye on Sadr’s ambitions.

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The Shiite Jihad in Syria and Its Regional Effects (February 2015)

Phillip Smyth reminds us that Iranian-backed Shia proxy groups are fighting for Assad. He offers valuable resources on this vastly understudied but important topic. Find it at The Washington Institute!