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Contrasting Intelligence on Iraq and Iran

Complete video at: Middle East expert Emanuele Ottolenghi outlines what he sees as differences in intelligence on Iran's nuclear program with pre-war intelligence on Iraqi WMDs. ----- Emanuele Ottolenghi discusses The EU and Iran's Nuclear File: What Can Be Done? Following the release of the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear program, Emanuele Ottolenghi, director of the Transatlantic Institute, addresses the American Jewish Committee concerning the misinterpretation of the NIE and how the European Union can pressure Iran to suspend their uranium enrichment without resorting to military action. Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi has recently taken up the post of Executive Director at the Transatlantic Institute in Brussels. He previously taught Israel Studies at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and at the Middle East Centre of St. Antony's College, Oxford University. He holds a degree in Political Science from University of Bologna, Italy, and a Ph.D. in political theory from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Since 1998 he is at Oxford. His research focuses on Israeli domestic politics, specifically coalition and party politics, and elections, post-Zionism, the Arab-Israeli conflict (mainly the Oslo era), Europe's new anti-Semitism and European attitudes to the Middle East. He is currently finishing a book on Israel's electoral reforms in the 1990s.
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