Britain and EU Diverge on Hezbollah

Hezbollah flag flying in London during Al-Quds Day rally in 2018 (Edward Crawford via Shutterstock)

by Ali Rizk In 2008, Britain designated “Hezbollah’s military wing” a terrorist organization, which diverged from the official EU stance. It wasn’t until mid-July 2013 that the EU adopted a similar position following claims that the Lebanese movement was responsible… Continue Reading  

Warsaw’s “Iran” Summit: What Lies Beneath

Jacek Czaputowicz and Mike Pompeo (State Department via Flickr)

by Jeremy Shapiro, Ellie Geranmayeh, and Piotr Buras This month, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced that the United States and Poland would jointly host a summit that will include “an important element of making sure that Iran is… Continue Reading  

To Lead or Not to Lead: That is the (Only) Question for Obama in Warsaw

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by Robert E. Hunter NATO’s 28 heads of state and government meet in Warsaw this Friday and Saturday in what has become a biannual event, whether or not the times demand it. Until Britain on June 23 voted to leave… Continue Reading