Matthew Levitt


The New York Bomber Was Not a Lone Wolf

America's latest terror attack shows why its preferred metaphor to describe terrorism is usually a contradiction in terms.


Keeping Iran’s Feet to the Fire

The Obama administration has promised to counter Iran’s menacing behavior across the Middle East. Here's how it can reassure its anxious allies, and stop Tehran from using its cash windfall to fund terrorism.


Strange Bedfellows

Is the turbulent Middle East bringing Sunni and Shiite jihadists together, or driving them to war?


Exporting Terror in America’s Backyard

Is the United States downplaying the threat from Iranian agents in Latin America?


On a Military Wing and a Prayer

Europe thinks it can separate Hezbollah's political activities from its terrorist operations. But the Party of God isn't built that way.


Why Iran Wants to Attack the United States

The Islamic Republic's terror plots may look bumbling today, but what about tomorrow?

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About Matthew Levitt

Matthew Levitt is the Fromer-Wexler Fellow and Director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism & Intelligence at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He is the author of Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God.



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