Let $A$ be a $C^*$algebra. If the second dual of $A$, which is the enveloping von Neumann algebra of $A$, is atomic, can we deduce that $A$ is an ideal in its second dual ?
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No. Take $A$ to be $c$, the space of convergent sequences. Its second dual is $l^\infty$, which is atomic, but it is not an ideal of $l^\infty$. 

