updated Fri. February 17, 2023
April 12, 2018
“Israel's interest is two things, basically: one of them is cooperation with so-called moderate Arab states when it concerns opposition to Iran's activities in the Middle East and nuclear program,” former director of the Strategic Planning Division in the Planning Branch of the IDF, Shlomo Brom, told TRT World.
The New Yorker
April 9, 2018
Israel countered with more attacks on a dozen targets in Syria, including four Iranian military positions. It cited targets that were “part of Iran's military entrenchment in Syria.” “You could say a quiet war is not so quiet recently,” Shlomo Brom, a retired brigadier general and former director of Strategic PlanningÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
April 3, 2018
Shlomo Brom, a retired brigadier general at Israel's Institute for National Security Studies, told The Times that while the military probably decided to use lethal force as a deterrent, “In my opinion they should have planned from the beginning to use minimal force and to prevent casualties.” Israel said it actedÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
The New York Times is using a new tactic to downplay Israel's March 31 murderous assault on Gazan demonstrators: dueling narratives. Today's article can be summarized as: 'Israel says “X.” Palestinians say “Y.” Who really knows the truth?”' The article continues to ignore a central fact: Israel killed 15ÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
April 1, 2018
“I categorize what happened as a failure,” said Shlomo Brom, a retired brigadier general now at Israel's Institute for National Security Studies. “The Palestinian aim was to raise international consciousness, and to put the Palestinian issue back on the international and Israeli agenda. It succeeded.” While theÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
When asked how Israel would respond to Saudi Arabia ultimately developing nuclear weapons, Shlomo Brom, an Israeli senior research associate at the Institute for National Security Studies said: "The Israeli view would be very negative and they would do whatever is needed to prevent it." While theÃâÃÂ ...
The Media Line
February 7, 2018
Shlomo Brom, head of the Program on Israeli-Palestinian Relations at Israel's Institute for National Security Studies, the peace process has again devolved into negotiations about negotiations—but this time around, such an approach may be necessary. “There needs to be an understanding about what theÃâÃÂ ...
November 29, 2017
President Trump has recently vowed to his Turkish counterpart that the US will halt its arms supplies to the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), who form the backbone of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Shlomo Brom, Israeli researcher on national security, however, explained to Sputnik why this isÃâÃÂ ...
November 2, 2017
Shlomo Brom, a senior research associate at the Tel Aviv-based Institute for National Security Studies, said it is important to view the constraints that exist on Gazan terror factions in political—not only military—terms. “Hamas signed an agreement with Fatah, and it is in the first stages of implementation,”ÃâÃÂ ...
October 26, 2017
After holding an independence referendum last month, the authorities of Iraqi Kurdistan have offered to freeze plans for secession and instead hold negotiations with the Iraqi government; Shlomo Brom of the Israeli Institute for National Security Studies says the Kurds' proposal is an attempt to repair theÃâÃÂ ...
September 14, 2017
Lord Paddy Ashdown, Ambassador Bill Richardson, Iain Duncan Smith, John Simpson, Jamie Rubin, General Chuck Wald, Brigadier General Shlomo Brom, Dov Zakheim and Daniel Kawczynski MP joined leading Middle East commentators and members of the Qatari opposition to debate the past, presentÃâÃÂ ...
August 15, 2017
The Israeli Prime Minister has recently voiced his support for the idea of creating an independent Kurdish state in parts of Iraq, despite strong opposition from Turkey and the US. Sputnik Radio discussed the statement with Israeli security analyst Shlomo Brom, who explained what possible reasons thereÃâÃÂ ...
March 17, 2017
At the same time, the EU should continue its efforts to assist the Palestinians in their nation building and engage Israel's body politic and civil society in an intensive dialogue on the merits of the two-state solution. Shimon Stein and Shlomo Brom are senior fellows at the Institute for National Security StudiesÃâÃÂ ...
The National Interest Online
July 28, 2015
Without an agreement, the sanctions regime will crumble, and Iran will be free to do as it pleases—leaving Israel far less secure. Hardin Lang is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Brig. Gen. (ret.) Shlomo Brom is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and aÃâÃÂ ...
Center For American Progress
October 1, 2014
Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress has announced that former Israeli Defense Forces Brigadier General Shlomo Brom will be joining CAP's National Security and International Policy Team as a visiting fellow. He will work with other researchers and policy experts to provide expertÃâÃÂ ...
The Arab Weekly
December 31, 1999
LONDON - With more than 30 unarmed Palestinians killed in less than two weeks, Israel is struggling to justify its policy of shooting at “March of Return” protesters near the Gaza border. Israel warned that it would not allow protesters to approach its security fence, which is inside Gaza, but video footageÃâÃÂ ...