Emanuele Ottolenghi

Emanuele Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a nonpartisan research institute based in Washington D.C. Follow him on Twitter @eottolenghi.

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Lost at Sea: How Two Iranian Warships Are Testing American Mettle

The Biden administration has tried to deflect anything that could possibly derail negotiations for a new nuclear deal.

Good Climate Policy Should Fight Corruption and Organized Crime

They are key drivers of deforestation and environmental degradation.

The End of Arab Nationalism

How the Abraham Accords put the final nail in the coffin of a bad idea.

Is Iran Sending Weapons to Venezuela? And How Is the U.S. Responding?

An Iranian cargo plane gets stranded in Senegal on its way to Caracas.

How Hezbollah Collaborates With Latin American Drug Cartels

Plus, an explanation of "black cocaine" and why authorities should worry about charcoal exports.

Unfinished Business

How a Department of Justice forfeiture complaint may be an opening gambit against Iranian sanctions’ evasion.

Iran Is Airlifting Supplies to Venezuela. The Trump Administration Should Move to Block It.

The Islamic Republic can leverage the Maduro regime's ability to access sanctioned goods as payment for its services.