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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

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

Mueller Report Includes Israel-Related Matters, Mentions Consultation With ...

JNS.org - The US Department of Justice released on Thursday the highly anticipated report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that shows...

Israel

‘The Palestinians Led to the Downfall of the Left,’ Says Former Israeli...

JNS.org -  “Last week we received more proof that there is strong movement [in Israel] toward the extreme right, and...

Middle East

Turkey Arrests Suspected Spies for UAE, Probing Khashoggi Link

Turkey has arrested two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and it is probing whether the arrival in Turkey of one of...

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