Get PJ Media on your Apple

Phillip Smyth

Phillip Smyth travels regularly to the Middle East and lived in Lebanon. He has written for The American Spectator, The Daily Caller, Haaretz, National Review Online, NOW Lebanon, the MERIA Journal, and the Counterterrorism Blog. You can follow Phillip on Twitter: @PhillipSmyth
Follow Phillip:

The Worsening State of Libya’s Christians

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 - by Phillip Smyth

Unexpectedly: Aftermath of Arab Spring proves worse for Christians than Qaddafi regime.

Read bullet | 17 Comments »

The Other Drone War: Iran and Its Proxies Utilizing UAVs

Friday, October 12th, 2012 - by Phillip Smyth

The technology is a force multiplier and a propaganda win for Iran. Also read: The US Had a Drone Watching the Final Hour of the Benghazi Sacking?

Read bullet | Comments »

Syrian Rebels Take a Page from the North Vietnamese

Saturday, August 4th, 2012 - by Phillip Smyth

Attacks on Damascus and Aleppo mirror tactics used during the Tet Offensive. (Also read Syrian Rebels Renew Push in Damascus, Prepare for Regime Offensive in Aleppo)

Read bullet | Comments »

Iran’s ‘Power’ Play: Selling Energy to Desperate States

Monday, June 4th, 2012 - by Phillip Smyth

The regime dodges sanctions by striking deals with the electricity-starved.

Read bullet | Comments »

Sharia’s Global Reach: A Liberal Muslim Extradited to Possible Beheading

Saturday, February 18th, 2012 - by Phillip Smyth

Now, even a 120-character comment can win someone a date with the chopping block.

Read bullet | Comments »

Gulf States on Arms Buying Binge to Counter Iran Threat

Sunday, January 8th, 2012 - by Phillip Smyth

The U.S. alone will sell $100 billion in advanced weaponry to our allies.

Read bullet | Comments »

Who Bombed Damascus?

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 - by Phillip Smyth

Members of almost every group can be found on both sides of the conflict.

Read bullet | Comments »

Obama Admin. Ignored Saudi Pleas to Combat Takeover of Lebanon

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 - by Phillip Smyth

Nervous Saudis urged Obama to confront the Iranian influence. He didn't.

Read bullet | Comments »

Exposing Hizballah’s Front Groups

Thursday, August 25th, 2011 - by Phillip Smyth

How Islamists use deception to protect their funders.

Read bullet | Comments »