The Trump Administration is Right to Cut USAID Funding to the West Bank and Gaza. Here’s Why.

Matt Brodsky

4 year ago

December 02, 2018

The US Decision to Cut USAID Funding to the West Bank & Gaza Explained: A lively debate lays out the US position on funding Palestinian rejectionism. It’s all about getting a good return on our investment and we haven’t for decades. SSG Sr Fellow Matt Brodsky makes the case in a Twitter thread.

About the Author

Matt Brodsky

Matthew RJ Brodsky is a Senior Fellow at the Security Studies Group. Previously, he served as the Director of Policy for the Washington, DC-based think tank, the Jewish Policy Center and as the Editor of its journal, inFOCUS Quarterly. Prior to that he was a Legacy Heritage Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council. Brodsky is a frequent contributor to the National Review, Weekly Standard, Jerusalem Post, National Interest, the Federalist, and the Hill, and is frequently interviewed as a Middle East subject expert in newspapers internationally, on television news outlets, and nationally syndicated radio shows. A specialist in Middle East affairs, Arab politics, and political Islam, he graduated with magna cum laude honors with a Master of Arts degree in Middle East History from Tel Aviv University. His website is