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Joel Sonkin lives in New York City and writes about US foreign policy in the Middle East. Follow him on Twitter @JoelSonkin

ARTICLES BY: Joel Sonkin


November 4, 2018 10:02 am
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What Will New Sanctions Mean for Iran?

With President Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran’s vital oil exports being reimposed on November 5, tensions are likely to escalate between the United States and the...

September 13, 2018 9:56 am
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We Must Stop China in the Persian Gulf

In July, President Trump boasted about Iranian harassment of United States warships in the Persian Gulf having come to a halt. Although no major flare-ups between Iranian...

August 7, 2018 7:32 am
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China’s Dangerous Ambitions in the Middle East

The Trump administration’s National Security Strategy, released in December 2017, identified China and Russia as America’s greatest global competitors. The document asserted that it is...

July 16, 2018 8:04 am
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Trump, Putin, Iran, and Syria

These are heady days for Vladimir Putin. With leaders from around the Middle East regularly bee-lining to Moscow for his counsel, there is no doubt...

June 26, 2018 8:57 am
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After Iran Deal Pull-Out, Iran Gets a Taste of Its Own Medicine

The Trump administration’s nascent campaign to pressure Iran is underway. Economic sanctions have been reinstated and global companies are pulling out of the Islamic republic. Carmakers...

May 29, 2018 8:56 am
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The Tale of Kerry, Zarif, and Assad

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif made headlines last week when he was caught on tape with a crowd in Tehran participating in a chant calling for the destruction...

May 3, 2018 2:57 pm
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Trump Has Let Down Israel and Saudi Arabia

After taking office in January 2017, President Trump made it a priority to reaffirm America’s commitment to its Middle East allies, most notably Israel and...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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