Ben Caspit is a senior columnist for the leading Israeli daily, Ma’ariv, and a regular contributor to its weekend supplement. For almost 30 years, he has been a highly respected commentator on politics, diplomacy, military affairs, and the peace process. Caspit has anchored various television news programmes and radio broadcasts for the past 15 years. He lives in Israel. Caspit is the author of Netanyahu: The Road to Power and The Netanyahu Years.
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.