Matthew RJ Brodsky
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The Jerusalem Debate
Four panelists weigh in for a feisty discussion on the facts... and fake facts.

December 12, 2017  •  The Heat / CGTN America

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins anchor Anand Naidoo with panelists Omar Baddar, the Deputy Director of the Arab American Institute; Sahar Aziz, a law professor at Rutgers University and John Bennett, a White House Correspondent for Roll Call to debate President Trump's Jerusalem decision and to discuss the latest developments in the region and the ongoing conflict. Warning: It gets heated.

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The Jerusalem Fiction
Pretending that Israel's capital is not in Jerusalem hasn't helped the peace process one bit.

December 12, 2017  •  National Review

President Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv does more than fulfill a campaign promise. It corrects a historic imbalance in U.S. policy and removes accumulated scar tissue that has restricted the flow of new perspectives after a quarter century of U.S.-mediated peace negotiations. It necessitates challenging old and worn assumptions on one of the issues at the heart of the conflict: the Jerusalem fiction.

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Collaborative Middle East Proliferation; Tehran Filling the Syrian Vacuum; Safeguarding Israel's Golan Heights

December 11, 2017  •  Secure Freedom Radio / The Frank Gaffney Show

How are North Korea, Iran, and Syria working together on collaborative weapons and technology proliferation? In what way is Tehran filling the power vacuum in Syria? How can Israel safeguard the Golan Heights and what will become the new rules of engagement in Syria? Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Frank Gaffney on Secure Freedom Radio to discuss these issues and more.

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Trump's Jerusalem Decision Explained

December 7, 2017  •  Dr. Drew Midday Live with Mike Catherwood / 790 KABC Radio

Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike Catherwood on Los Angeles' 790 KABC Radio to discuss the implications of President Trump's announcement on Jerusalem. Brodsky gives a quick diplomatic history lesson, provides the context for the decision, and explains what is driving the overreaction to the move -- all in just under 15 minutes.

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With Syria Strikes, Israel Attempts to Send a Message to Trump and Putin
Netanyahu has actual red lines and is working to enforce them.

December 5, 2017  •  The Weekly Standard

While the message Israel sent to Assad and Iran with its latest strikes inside Syria was unmistakable, Israel hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will take note that its red lines on Iran are firm and will be enforced as he seeks to craft a postwar settlement. For President Trump, the message is a reminder that the defeat of ISIS doesn't mean the end of the Syrian problem and that substituting the Islamic Republic of Iran for the Islamic State is seen as an unacceptable solution in Jerusalem.

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