Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Dilliman Abdulbaker, Kurdistan Project Director of Washington, DC-based Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) for an update on the looming fall of the last slice of the self-declared Caliphate held by diehard ISIS fighters in Baghouz, Syria. Abdulbaker presented a cautiously optimistic picture of US Congressional awareness of the problems faced by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Force (SDF) as upwards of 30,000 ISIS fighters have fled Syria for Iraq. Others have inserted themselves in the streams of 50,000 refugees fleeing to the Al-Hol UN High Commission Refuge Camp in northeastern Syria placing an additional burden on SDF and remaining US forces in Syria screening for possible sleeper cells.
Beyond the Matrix interview Gil Hoffman, political columnist of the Jerusalem Post discuss the corruption charges brought against Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu. Polls show a virtual dead heat with the Blue White alliance at 41 percent, the Likud-led coalition at 40%.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon of Israel News Talk Radio – Beyond the Matrix, bring back American ex-pat and writer based in Paris to update the popular insurrection of the French gilets jaune, “Yellow Vests”. She had revealed that this wasn’t a populist movement. On the surface it was a demand for greater purchasing power on the part of an aggrieved minority.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Diliman Abdulkader, Director of the Kurdistan Project of the Washington, DC-based Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) on resolution of the impasse on protection of Syrian Kurdish allies in the wake of President Trump’s mid -December call for withdrawal of US troops from Syria.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview former Chadian Lt. General Abakar M. Abdallah, a native of Darfur and Chairman of Sudan United Movement. He is the co-author of “Genocide in Sudan: Caliphate Threatens Africa and the World” with Gordon and colleague Deborah Martin.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Ken Timmerman, veteran Iran and Middle east watcher, New York best-selling author of "ISIS Begins". Timmerman is a renowned investigative journalist with access to the Trump national security team that antedated the current Administration. In this fast-paced conversation interspersed with banter, we address the conundrum of Trump’s withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan, truculent relations with the US intelligence community over threats from Iran, North Korea and Turkey to the Kurds in Syria and Israel. We noted the comment of Lenny Ben-David former high ranking diplomat with the Israeli Embassy in Washington, now with the JCPA in a recent Jerusalem Post commentary on this issue saying: "[Secretary of State Mike] Pompeo and [National Security Adviser John] Bolton [who both recently met with Netanyahu] see the need for U.S. troops to be in Syria, period”
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Dr. Stephen Bryen, former Reagan era Defense Official, premier military technology expert and columnist for the Asia Times. Kit is an important and engrossing discussion on a wide range of both Israeli and US missile defense issues. We delve into why the US Army and Navy are purchasing the jointly developed Rafael/Raytheon Iron Dome system that successfully destroyed an Iranian Surface to Surface Missile aimed at the Golan.
Listen to Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon as they interview Dr. Sherkoh Abbas President of the Kurdish National Assembly as they delve into the dynamics of the Syrian conflict pitting Russia, Turkey and Iran against the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State and Kurdish allies who have valiantly defeated ISIS, Al Qaeda and jihadist terrorists, freeing and safeguarding minorities.
Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Rabbi Jonathan Hausman of Ahavath Torah Congregation in Stoughton, Massachusetts. Listen to the riveting discussion about the disturbing views of some progressive members of the Democratic majority in the 116th Congress with patently anti-Israel and anti-Semitic views in favor of BDS aligned with the notorious Nation of Islam leader Rev.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview noted investigative journalist, veteran Iran watcher and author of “ISS Begins” and other acclaimed books and articles, Kenneth R. Timmerman. We discuss the real story behind the controversy created by President Trump’s withdrawal order in the wake of a recent White House meeting with Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham. The objectives of US strategy remain the defeat of ISIS, protection of Kurdish allies and thwarting Iran’s completion of a Shi’ite land bridge to the Mediterranean that threatens allies Israel and Jordan.
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Dr. Harold Rhode, the savior of the Iraqi Jewish archives to reveal the Chinese fascination with Jews and Israel and China’s Muslim Uighur connection to Turkey. Rhode was a veteran Turkish and Islamic Affairs expert at the Office of Net Assessment- think tank in the Office of Secretary of Defense. Rhode has lectured in China five times in recent years about the Israel and Jewish way of thinking because, as he puts it, the Chinese believe Jews and Israel think out of the box. . . READ MORE
Rod Reuven Dovid Bryant and Jerry Gordon bring back Dan Diker, Director of the Countering Political Warfare Project at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to address potentially significant developments in relations between Israel and Arab neighbors in the Middle East and predominately Muslim nations in the strategic Sahel Region of Central Africa.
Listen to this provocative interview with Nidra Poller by Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon as she explains the threats to French civil society from the violent protests of tens of thousands of aggrieved “gilet jaune, yellow vests in French, seeking to seize the wealth of France egged on by Marine Le Pen, leader of the right-wing Front National.
The headline for this program came from an outcry at a gathering requested by Jewish high school students of school, and Jewish community defense groups in Woodbridge, Connecticut about virulent anti-Semitism from fellow non-Jewish students. Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon of Israel News Talk Radio- Beyond the Matrix bring back Dr. Phyllis Chesler, noted American politically incorrect feminist, author and activist. . . READ MORE!
Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon of Israel News Talk Radio - Beyond the Matrix bring back Dr. Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, to discuss the important educational impact of comic books by Stan Lee and other talented cartoonists and writers. That is the subject of “We Spoke Out: Comic Books and the Holocaust”, co-authored by Neal Adams, Medoff and Craig Yoe. Stan Lee wrote the forward and afterword for “We Spoke Out”.
Gordon spoke of encounter with the parents of his freshman roommate at Boston University the father of whom was one those incarcerated at a Nazi concentration camp and released after his wife bribed the Nazi camp commandant.
Rozenstein is the author of a compelling engrossing, well documented timely book. “Jews Make the Best Demons, the ‘Palestine and The Jewish Question”. Rozenstein explains the meaning behind the title – the transformation of the old Antisemitism into the New Antisemitism of Anti-Zionism with Israel as the World Jew.
To find out the answers to this questions, Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon of Israel News Talk Radio – Beyond the Matrix interviewed noted Washington, DC defense technology expert, award-winning Reagan era former Defense official, and Asia Times columnist Dr. Stephen Bryen. Bryant and Gordon are, respectively, former US Army air defense and military intelligence specialists. Bryen discusses the circumstances behind Russia’s blaming Israel for Syria’s downing of a Russian Ilyushin reconnaissance plane and crew. . . READ MORE!
Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Dan Diker, former Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress, and now Director of the Program to Counter Political Warfare at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Diker is the editor of the Defeating Denormalization—Shared Palestinian and Israeli Perspectives on a New Path to Peace. . .
“It can be done” the rescue of Jews from Nazi Occupied Europe during the holocaust, Listen to Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview returning guest Dr. Rafael S. Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute on Holocaust discuss the 75th Anniversary of the rescue of 7,000 Danish Jews in October 1943 that demonstrate the infamy of the US British Bermuda Conference in April of that year convened but failed come up with options to rescue Jews because it would divert resources from the war effort defeating the Nazis. . .
Rod Bryant and Jerry Gordon interview Mudar Zahran, Secretary General of the Jordanian Opposition Council. The interview was inspired by Zahran’s amazing recent speech before the European Parliament addressing why BDS has impoverished Palestinians and why Israel constitutes an economic and military security force for good in the region. The Youtube of Zahran’s speech was viewed by upwards of 250,000 across the Middle East . . .