Matthew RJ Brodsky
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Rumors About a One-State Solution in Trump's Peace Plan

April 15, 2019  •  ClearCut with Michelle Makori / i24News

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Senior Washington Correspondent Dan Raviv, and Shai Franklin on i24News "ClearCut" with Michelle Makori to discuss the latest rumors about the Trump administration's peace deal.

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Let the Horse Trading Begin: Netanyahu Seeks to Form a Coalition

April 11, 2019  •  ClearCut with Michelle Makori / i24News

With the final votes counted, Netanyahu picks up another seat, bringing Likud's total to 36 seats, with the Blue and White party at 35 seats. Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Michelle Makori on i24News "ClearCut" to discuss Netanyahu's coalition options.

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The Importance of the Golan Heights
Jerusalem is likely to keep treating Syria as an extension of Iranian territory

April 5, 2019  •  Washington Free Beacon

Like the decision to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights came as a surprise to many, even if the matter had already gathered steam on Capitol Hill in recent years. It was one of the least publicly discussed aspects of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first meeting with Trump at the White House in February 2017. So why is the Golan so important?

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Trump's Golan Decision Addresses the Limits of Land-for-Peace

April 5, 2019  •  The Hill

President Trump's decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights advances U.S. interests without physically changing much on the ground in the Middle East. First, it recognizes reality and punctures the kind of mythology that, for decades, has stalled any attempts at a peace agreement with Israel. Perhaps more importantly, it fundamentally alters the land-for-peace formula long thought to be a panacea for regional peacemaking. The decision, therefore, could reverberate to America's benefit as the Trump administration prepares to release its long-awaited Palestinian-Israeli peace parameters.

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Qatar Is the Weakest Link in an 'Arab NATO'
It is too supportive of the Muslim Brotherhood and too close to Iran.

April 4, 2019  •  National Review

President Trump's plan to put together an 'Arab NATO' is at risk as Qatar's inclusion will constitute the alliance's Achilles' heel. It is always difficult to find common and unifying causes in the Middle East, but it is harder still when one member of a proposed alliance continuously seeks to undermine the others. Rather than seeking to paper over these very real differences, Washington should push for Qatar to change its subversive behavior.

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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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