John Rosenthal is a European-based journalist covering EU politics and transatlantic security issues. He is fluent in German and French and reads altogether five European languages apart from his native English. He created and edited the international news translation program of the news site World Politics Review, and he has been a regular contributor to such publications as Policy Review, World Affairs, the Weekly Standard and National Review Online. His "The Jihadist Plot: The Untold Story of Al-Qaida and the Libyan Rebellion" is forthcoming from Encounter Books. Follow his work at trans-int.com or on Facebook.