Matthew RJ Brodsky
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The Geopolitics, Media Fail, and Culture War Revealed in the Khashoggi Affair

October 19, 2018  •  The Spectator's Americano Podcast

Reporters can't get enough of the gory details and the international intrigue in the Khashoggi case. But they seem to have forgotten the need to report basic facts, question their single-sourced material, and ask difficult questions of those who know far more than they let on. Who was Jamal Khashoggi? What have we learned about Western media in the coverage of the episode? What questions weren't even asked? And what are the domestic political dimensions at play? Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Freddy Gray on the Spectator | USA Americano podcast.

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Anxious Calm in Syria's Idlib

October 18, 2018  •  Take :30 with Shayna Estulin / i24News

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Take :30 with Shayna Estulin on i24News to discuss the latest on the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province and what the future holds for that region and the major players involved.

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Who Wants What in Syria and the Deepening Khashoggi Mystery

October 18, 2018  •  Dr. Drew Midday Live with Lauren Sivan / 790 KABC Radio

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Dr. Drew Midday Live with Lauren Sivan to discuss the latest developments in Syria and the mysterious elements of the Khashoggi affair that have gone unreported.

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Why is the Media Ignoring the Most Glaring Questions about Jamal Khashoggi?
Killing the journalist was utterly unjustified. But there are aspects of the columnist's past that merit probing

October 18, 2018  •  Spectator | USA

The media frenzy over Jamal Khashoggi shows no sign of abating. Reporters can't get enough of the gory details and the international intrigue. But they seem to have forgotten the need to report basic facts, question their single-sourced material, and ask difficult questions of those who know far more than they let on. Instead, they just trot out the same biased narratives, devised to lay blame at President Trump's feet, presumably in order to use this episode as a wedge issue in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Beware Russia's Endgame in Syria
It's not just about helping Assad; it's about disrupting American interests.

October 17, 2018  •  The Weekly Standard

Russia has suffered a number of strategic setbacks in its attempt to cement its role as Syria's arbiter. From Putin's perspective, a panacea for his problems would be a Syrian-Israeli peace process led by Russia. Such an effort would simultaneously damage America's regional alliances, fully normalize Assad as Syria's leader, and cement Russia's regional position. Better yet, the process itself would achieve these objectives, regardless of its political outcome.

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Matthew RJ Brodsky's Book

Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

by Matthew RJ Brodsky
Security Studies Group
June 26, 2018

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