Matthew RJ Brodsky
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U.S. Troops Killed in Syria Terrorist Attack Claimed by ISIS

January 16, 2019  •  Take :30 with Shayna Estulin / i24News

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Shayna Estulin on i24News "Take :30" to discuss the suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State in the northern Syria town of Manbij that claimed the lives of several U.S. servicemen. Brodsky explains that what happened may be more complicated than just an attack by ISIS. They also discuss the reactions of those in Congress in the context of President Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Syria.

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In Rapidly Leaving Syria, U.S. Risks Ceding the Entire Country to Iran, Russia

January 14, 2019  •  Top of Mind with Julie Rose / BYUradio

The Department of Defense says it's begun the process of withdrawing all 2,000 US troops currently stationed in Syria to fight ISIS. You'll remember President Trump declared victory against ISIS and announced the withdrawal rather abruptly a month ago. Since then, the President's top advisors have been trying to convince America's allies the withdrawal is a good thing –and they've been hedging a bit, saying the pull-out may take longer than the month President Trump initially promised and may only happen if certain conditions are met. Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Julie Rose on her show "Top of Mind" on BYUradio to discuss the latest.

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Secretary Pompeo's Speech in Cairo was Notable for What it Did and Did Not Say

January 10, 2019  •  ClearCut with Michelle Makori / i24News

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Shai Franklin on i24News "ClearCut" with Michelle Makori to discuss Secretary Mike Pompeo's Middle East policy speech at American University in Cairo, Egypt. We focus on what it means for Iran, Syria, and U.S. foreign policy generally. We also can't resist the temptation to compare it to Obama's speech in Egypt from a decade earlier.

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The Israeli Elections and Trump's Peace Plan

January 4, 2019  •  Take :30 with Tal Heinrich / i24News

Matthew RJ Brodsky joined Tal Heinrich to discuss the fate of President Trump's peace plan in the face of the upcoming Israeli elections.

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Should the United States Withdraw from Syria?

January 2, 2019  •  The Newsmakers / TRT World

Thousands of U.S. soldiers are set to leave Syria after Trump made the fateful decision following a phone call with Turkey's President Erdogan. But there are fears the consequences could be catastrophic. Could it lead to a Daesh resurgence? Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Gerard Wittstadt, Attorney formerly with the U.S. Navy, and Fadel Abdul Ghany, Founder of the Syrian Network for Human Rights on TRT World's The Newsmakers.

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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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