Dr. Eric Mandel is the founder and Director of MEPIN™, the Middle East Political Information Network™. MEPIN is a Middle East research analysis read by members of Congress, their foreign policy advisors, journalists, think tanks, foreign officials, and organizational leaders.

He regularly briefs members of Congress and their staffs about the current geopolitical situation in the Middle East and how it affects American national security interests.

He is the Senior Security Editor of the Jerusalem Report / Jerusalem Post, writing about Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, the Gulf States, Turkey, Kurdistan, the US-Israel relationship, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and Syria. His work appears in The Hill, National Interest, RealClearWorld, ABC News, the Forward, JNS, i24, Rudow (Iraq), IsraelNationalNews, JTA, Algemeiner, Israel Hayom, Thinc., Defense News, and other publications.