Danielle Pletka

Danielle Pletka is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Danielle Pletka

Is It Time to Give Up on the United Nations?

The U.S. spends billions propping up the compromised and mostly useless international organization.

Italy’s Giorgia Meloni Is Defying Early Expectations

Her election prompted concerns about far-right tendencies, but she’s governed more like Thatcher than Orbán.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Presidents are increasingly reticent to talk about national security. No wonder Americans are less engaged.

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What Would the Middle East Look Like Without the Meddlesome Ayatollahs?

Iran’s leaders have upended governments and enmeshed themselves in regional governance, economics, and culture.

Why Biden Should Be Wary of Conciliatory Gestures from Iran

The regime wants sanctions relief to buy off the opposition movement.

The Democrat Standing Up to Biden on Iran and Taiwan

Sen. Bob Menendez has sought to restore Congress’ role in foreign policy.

On the Precipice of a Very Bad Iran Deal

Iran, Russia, and China would benefit greatly, while the U.S. and its allies get almost nothing in return for reentering the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Agreement.

  • World

Biden Returns Empty-Handed From the Middle East

The president failed to secure more oil from the Saudis and made little progress on Israeli-Palestinan relations or anything else.

Bad News for Biden: Congress Cooling on Idea of an Iran Deal

The Senate passed a non-binding resolution opposing sanctions relief for the IRGC and insisting that any deal address state-sponsored terrorism.

What Is Behind the Uptick in Terror Attacks In Israel?

The causes are numerous. One solution is to re-engage on the basis of reality.