Mohamed Fahmy is the last person one would expect to make the case against al-Jazeera. In 2014, the former Cairo bureau chief for the Qatar-funded television network began a 438-day sentence in an Egyptian prison on terrorism charges and practicing unlicensed journalism. His incarceration made al-Jazeera a powerful symbol of resistance to Egypt's military dictatorship.
Eli Lake is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes about politics and foreign affairs. He was previously the senior national security correspondent for the Daily Beast.
Don't say Donald Trump never did anything for Barack Obama. On Wednesday, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn put Iran "on notice" for its ballistic missile test and its arming, training and equipping of Houthi rebels in Yemen.