Emanuele Ottolenghi

Capricious As Ever

"Far from being the harbinger of a more transparent and law-abiding Iran, the Zanjani trial is just an attempt to settle scores"

Syria: Barack’s Boomerang?

‘The very few actions the President has taken with regard to Syria have actually made matters worse’

How To Change The Game

"The West should acknowledge that a ground deployment of sorts is, ultimately, the only way to quash IS"

The Bloody Trail

"Terrorism is first and foremost a problem of public security. But its defeat can only emerge from a battle of ideas against its ideological underpinnings"

Flirting With Disaster

‘Europe must force Iran to rethink its support for Assad, the main cause of Syrian misery and the migration crisis’

This Deal Is No Deal

"The nuclear agreement is the best deal that Iran could have hoped for"

The Grand Illusion

‘It is tempting to pretend that the mayhem unleashed by the Arab Spring will somehow not affect us. It will. It already does’

End Syria’s War

‘Four years of Western inaction in Syria have contributed to the crisis in the Mediterranean. So has our ill-conceived intervention in Libya’

The President Blinked — The Ayatollah Didn’t

Obama’s foreign policy has been defined by a failure to hold his ground against determined foes. The deal with Iran is his latest capitulation

Fait Pas Accompli

‘The gulf between Israel and the Obama administration will continue after Netanyahu’s re-election’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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