Syria researcher cited by John Kerry fired from think tank for lying about Ph.D.
Elizabeth O'Bagy -- who had penned and op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, made several television appearances, and had been cited by Sen. John McCain and Secretary of State John Kerry -- was let go from her position at the Institute for the Study of War after they learned she didn't have a Ph.D.
Elizabeth O'Bagy had been billed as Dr. O’Bagy during various appearances on TV and even wrote an op-ed piece for The Wall Street Journal talking about a potential conflict with Syria. She has been terminated from the ISW.
A Syria expert at a U.S. think tank, whose research was cited by both Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain during Senate testimony, has been fired for lying about having a Ph.D. Elizabeth O'Bagy had been doing the media rounds in the past few days as a Syria analyst
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