The Jerusalem Controversy
by Matthew RJ Brodsky
Africa Live with Beatrice Marshall / CGTN Africa
December 7, 2017
Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Africa Live with Beatrice Marshall on CGTN Africa to discuss what many international leaders are calling the Jerusalem controversy. He answers four key questions (with a straight face):
- What does the decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital tell us about President Trump's foreign policy?
- A number of international leaders are urging President Trump to rescind his decision on the status of Jerusalem. Is this an option if matters escalate?
- Given the almost global condemnation of Trump's decision, what measures can be instituted against the U.S. if this issue is raised at the UN Security Council?
- The reaction in Palestinian territories is already pointing to heightened instability for the wider Middle East region in the coming weeks. Is the U.S. really interested in a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?