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Analysis & Commentary - Emanuele Ottolenghi

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10th July 2018 – Quoted by The Tower

Treasury Sanctions Sales Agency that Works with Iran’s Mahan Air for Terror Support

Emanuele Ottolenghi

A Malaysian agency that serves as a sales agent for Iran’s Mahan Air was sanctioned by the United States Treasury Department for its support for Iranian terror, Reuters reported Monday. more...

10th July 2018 – Quoted by Bennett Ruda - Jewish Press

Hezbollah: One Man’s Narco-Terrorist Is Another Man’s Freedom Fighter

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Some freedom fighters. Actually, Hezbollah is more than just a terrorist group. more...

25th June 2018 – Quoted by BBC Mundo

Pasaportes Dorados: la multimillonaria industria de venta legal de ciudadanías

Emanuele Ottolenghi

"El dinero puede comprarte mucha libertad". more...

24th June 2018 – Quoted by Mona Alami - The Arab Weekly

Hezbollah’s internal gains and external operations place all of Lebanon at risk

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Hezbollah’s international activities, combined with its growing influence over Lebanon’s domestic politics, are fuelling a rift between the country and its regional and Western partners. more...

8th June 2018 – Quoted by The Tower

Boeing Will Not Deliver Planes to Iran, Ending Controversial Multi-Billion Dollar Sale

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Following the exit of the United States from the nuclear deal and reimposition of sanctions, airplane manufacturer Boeing announced that it would not deliver any planes to Iran, Agence France-Presse reported Wednesday. more...

27th May 2018 – Quoted by Zack Dorfman - Politico

The Tale of a Powerful American Businessman, Three Sanctioned Iranians and an Imprisonment in Tehran

Emanuele Ottolenghi

On May 13, 2012, Afsaneh Azadeh, an Iranian-American living in Dubai, touched down at Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran. more...

11th May 2018 – Quoted by Michael Cutler - Front Page Magazine

Congressional Hearing: Iranian Sleeper Cells Threaten U.S.

Emanuele Ottolenghi

It has been said that the first step to solving a problem is to acknowledge the existence of the problem. It has also been said that where there is a will, there is a way. more...

26th April 2018 – Quoted by Joel Gehrke - The Washington Examiner

GOP lawmaker pushes Boeing to cancel Iran contracts

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., is pushing Boeing to take the final step of canceling an agreement to sell dozens of jetliners to Iran, under an agreement reached after the 2015 implementation of the nuclear deal between the regime and leading world powers. more...

25th April 2018 – Quoted by Jacob Atkins - i24 News

These are the airlines said to be ferrying weapons from Iran to Syria

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Companies operating cargo flights between Iran and Syria are increasingly catching the attention of Israeli and US intelligence, officials have said, as Iran’s threats to avenge an alleged Israeli strike in Syria earlier this month throw renewed attention on how weapons and other tools flow between the two allies. more...

22nd April 2018 – Quoted by Clarion Project

Iranian-Backed Cells Pose ‘Direct Threat to Homeland’

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Iranian-backed terror cells in the U.S. pose “a direct threat to the homeland.” more...

17th April 2018 – Quoted by Adam Kredo - The Washington Free Beacon

Iranian-Backed ‘Sleeper Cell’ Militants Hibernating in U.S., Positioned for Attack

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Iranian-backed militants are operating across the United States mostly unfettered, raising concerns in Congress and among regional experts that these "sleeper cell" agents are poised to launch a large-scale attack on the American homeland, according to testimony before lawmakers. more...

12th April 2018 – Quoted by Exame

FNCP: Contrabando de cigarros financia terroristas e crime organizado

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Foco de investigação da Polícia Federal há mais de uma década, as atividades criminosas de terroristas na Tríplice Fronteira – região em que o Brasil faz divisa com Argentina e Paraguai, em Foz do Iguaçu (PR) e arredores – ganharam nos últimos três anos um poderoso incentivo. more...

26th March 2018 – Quoted by Marcelo Toledo - Fola de S. Paulo

Hizbullah atua no comércio ilegal com PCC, diz especialista

Emanuele Ottolenghi

O Hizbullah está presente na Tríplice Fronteira -entre Brasil, Paraguai e Argentina- e há elementos que indicam que o grupo extremista atua em parceria com a facção criminosa PCC (Primeiro Comando da Capital). more...

25th March 2018 – Quoted by Roger Simon - PJ Media

Trump Is Justified in Using the Military Budget for the Wall

Emanuele Ottolenghi

The president often references the opioid crisis to justify the need for a wall on our southern border, but he rarely invokes what may be an even greater (related) justification for making the barrier a national security issue and utilizing the military budget for its construction -- the presence of the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah. more...

2nd March 2018 – Quoted by The Tower

Judge Orders Boeing to Give Details of $16 Billion Iran deal to Terror Victim’s Kin

Emanuele Ottolenghi

A federal district judge ordered airplane manufacturer, Boeing, to make terms of its $16 billion contract with Iran available to the family of an Israeli terror victim, The Times of Israel reported Friday. more...

26th February 2018 – Quoted by Andrew Miller - The Trumpet

Venezuela’s Migrant Crisis Could Exceed Syria’s

John Hannah, Emanuele Ottolenghi

The average Venezuelan has lost 24 pounds in weight since 2017. Failed socialist economic policies are resulting in major food shortages, and almost 90 percent of Venezuelans now live in poverty. This is according to a study published Wednesday by the Central University of Venezuela, the Andrés Bello Catholic University and the Simón Bolívar University. more...

19th February 2018 – Quoted by Ian Talley - The Wall Street Journal

Iranian Airline, Under Sanctions, Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front Firms

Emanuele Ottolenghi

An Iranian airline under sanctions by the U.S. for ferrying weapons and fighters into Syria repeatedly bought U.S.-made jet engines and parts through Turkish front companies over the past several years, most recently in December, federal investigators said in a new U.S. government filing. more...

6th February 2018 – Quoted by Curt Mills - The National Interest

China Is Furious With Rex Tillerson

Emanuele Ottolenghi

True to form, the Trump administration is keeping all options on the table: even armed intervention in Venezuela, as the president explicitly floated in August. Secretary of State of Rex Tillerson stated his belief over the weekend that there will likely be “a change” in the country. more...

12th January 2018 – Quoted by James Reinl - Arab News

US prosecution drive could weaken Hezbollah in Mideast

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Vigorous prosecutions of Hezbollah’s drug traffickers and other vice units could starve the Iran-backed militia of cash and hurt its military activities in the Middle East, an expert on the group told Arab News. more...

11th January 2018 – Quoted by Jeff Mordock - The Washington Times

Jeff Sessions creates narcoterrorism team to prosecute supporters of Hezbollah

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has created a team to focus on drug trafficking and other crimes by Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant organization in Lebanon. more...