Expert Commentary

A Proxy for Iran

Matthew Levitt
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of the Treasury

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The Author is Matthew Levitt

Matthew Levitt is the Fromer-Wexler Fellow and Director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.  Previously, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the U.S. Treasury Department and is the author of Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God.  Find him on Twitter: @Matt_Levitt

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