The Transatlantic Institute hosts Jonathan Paris, London-based Middle East and Islamic movement analyst, to discuss a comparison between French and British approaches to confronting radical Islam.
Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi is 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.
Dr. Jonathan S. Paris
Jonathan S. Paris is a London-based Middle East and Islamic movement analyst. He has completed two studies for the U.S. Department of Defense, a diagnostic study on the Future of Saudi Arabia in 2003 and a study on Radical Islam in Europe in 2006. From 1995 to 2000, he was a Middle East Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
He comments on CNN, BBC, Sky News, Fox News, and NBC News, and has written for Foreign Affairs, the Financial Times, New York Sun, Baltimore Sun, and Asharq Alawsat, an Arab daily newspaper based in London. He co-edited the first book on Indonesiaâ€™s democratic transition, The Politics of Post-Suharto Indonesia (Council on Foreign Relations, 1999), and from 1994-97 lectured at Yale University on Islam and Politics in the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
A Cleveland native, he is a graduate of Yale and Stanford Law School.