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Emanuele Ottolenghi

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Emanuele Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He has a column in the British monthly Standpoint Magazine and is the author of Under a Mushroom Cloud: Europe, Iran, and the Bomb.

The White House is not releasing the text of the Joint Plan of Action’s implementation agreement about Iran’s nuclear deal. Worse, it is shifting responsibility...

Predictably, the death of one of the last living war criminals from the Nazi era has triggered the usual emotional storm, showing how difficult it...

President Obama’s policy of engagement with Iran is back on track--this is the core message of the president’s speech earlier today at the United Nations...

When President Obama addressed the nation two weeks ago, he explained his hesitancy in launching a punitive strike against Syria with his now common refrain:...

Some are fretting about whether the special relationship that has bound the United States and the United Kingdom since World War II has been damaged...

Since Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited Hamas to Istanbul in 2006, shortly after the Islamist terrorist organization won parliamentary elections in the Palestinian...

Reading Jonathan Tobin’s take on Scandinavian outrage with the Israeli ambassador to Norway, who dared compare the release of Palestinian murderers with letting Anders Breivik...

Earlier this week, Jonathan Tobin thoughtfully weighed in on Michel Gurfinkiel’s brilliant article at Mosaic Magazine on the paradox of Jewish life in Europe. Having...

Today, the European Union decided to put the armed wing of Hezbollah on its terror list. This is a welcome, if belated, step, given that...

Here’s an interesting headline’s role reversal: “The EU lists Hezbollah as a terrorist organization”--plausible but false. “The Gulf Security Council designates Hezbollah as a terrorist organization”--implausible but...

Two and half years into the Syrian civil war, with 93,000 confirmed deaths and counting, more than 5 million displaced civilians (that’s 25 percent of...

After two years of assuming that while “Assad must go” there is no need for Western powers to do anything much to facilitate that outcome,...