Ali Abu Awwad is a leading Palestinian activist and the founder of several peace movements, including Taghyeer, Karama and his latest project Roots. His life and work have been featured in two award-winning films, Encounter Point and Forbidden Childhood.
Our Voice of the Week is Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.