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Jonathan S. Tobin
A tale of two speeches
Three years after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was panned for telling Congress the truth about the Iran nuclear deal, the media cheered French President Emmanuel Macron for doing the opposite.
Are the Europeans stalling, trying to bait Trump in keeping the nuclear deal alive?
Both Russia and China, which have strong ties with Iran and veto power in the U.N. Security Council, are unlikely to support any additional pressure on Iran.
‘Céline’ redux? France’s publishing problem
No one could possibly believe that Céline’s words can be read dispassionately in France today, where anti-Semitic attacks of the most brutal kind occur with disturbing frequency.
No hate of Halimi? French won’t see anti-Semitism for what it is
Sarah Halimi’s Jewish affiliation will be, at most, a subsidiary element in a trial that will become a cautionary tale about drug use, rather than the anti-Semitic hatred that has established itself as an integral part of the culture of France’s Muslim immigrant communities.