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Eric R. Mandel is co-chair of StandWithUs/NY.

ARTICLES BY: Eric Mandel /

December 24, 2021 9:51 am

Senator James Risch: Israel Will Resolve the Iranian Nuclear Issue - In the estimation of US Sen. James Risch (R-Idaho), the future of the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) “is going to be resolved by...

November 3, 2021 11:00 am

Thoughts on Iran After Speaking With Sen. James Risch - I recently spoke with the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. James Risch of Idaho. I asked him what enrichment...

August 24, 2021 11:10 am

The Flight of the Human-Rights Warriors From Afghanistan and Iran - I had already started writing this article when I stumbled upon an article in The Atlantic, “The Week the Left Stopped Caring About...

July 1, 2021 11:00 am

The Real Reason America Has Never Found Common Ground With Iran - Every American administration since the Iranian Revolution of 1979 has tried to find some way to accommodate and work with the Islamic Republic...

April 5, 2021 1:19 pm

Sorry Professors, But BDS and Double Standards for Israel Are Antisemitism - The growing acceptance of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism by scores of nations, including the European Union, UN Secretary-General...

March 10, 2021 3:06 pm

Does the Biden Administration Believe Iran Is Behind Most Shia Militias? - A controversy that occurred during a recent question-and-answer session for reporters by Pentagon press secretary John Kirby may have revealed a troubling insight...

March 2, 2021 2:24 pm

The Senate’s Role in Military and International Affairs - US President Joe Biden ordered airstrikes late last week in eastern Syria against the Iranian-controlled militias, Kata’ib Hezbollah and Kata’ib Sayyid al-Shuhada. This...

February 11, 2021 2:21 pm

Republicans Should Insist Biden Submit the JCPOA as a Treaty to the Senate - The Obama-Biden administration claimed in 2015 that the Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA—was a non-binding agreement requiring only...

November 19, 2020 7:23 am

How Should Netanyahu Approach the Biden Administration? - In the winter of 2015, one of Israel’s most senior security cabinet officials asked me what advice he should give to Israeli Prime...

September 21, 2020 4:18 am

Is It True That Normalization Doesn’t Improve Israel’s Existential Problem? - Hadar Susskind, the president and CEO of Americans for Peace Now, penned an article in JTA titled, “Normalizing relations with the UAE does...

January 16, 2020 9:54 am

Where Do We Go Now With Iran? - The assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the longtime commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)'s Quds Force, has profoundly changed the playing field...

December 12, 2019 10:03 am

It’s Time for Europe to Stand With the Iranian People - In Tehran, the mullahs have blamed the recent protests in Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon not on their own repressive regimes and proxies, but...

August 21, 2019 9:16 am

Banning Tlaib and Omar: Israel’s Self-Inflicted Black Eye - In the aftermath of Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s rejection of Israel’s offer to visit her ailing grandmother, it’s important to step back and...

May 12, 2013 7:21 am

How Much Tolerance for Intolerance?

Tolerance is justifiably one of liberal Democracy's most cherished values. But what do we do when tolerance, with its openness to multiple views, permits and even...


Portugal Opens Inquiry Into Roman Abramovich’s Citizenship

The Portuguese authority responsible for nationality matters has opened an internal inquiry into the granting of citizenship to billionaire Chelsea...


Report: Netanyahu Gives Permission to Advance Plea Deal Negotiations

i24 News – Israel's former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave permission to move forward with negotiations for a plea deal, Israel's Kan reported Monday. Netanyahu and his family met with their...

Middle East

Turkey’s Halkbank Shares Jump After US Prosecution Put on Hold

Turkey's Halkbank shares climbed more than 8% on Monday after a US appeals court put its prosecution by the federal government, for allegedly helping Iran evade American sanctions, on hold...

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