Colin Shindler is an Emeritus Professor at SOAS, University of London and founding chairman of the European Association of Israel Studies. He is the editor of Israel and the World Powers: Diplomatic Alliances and International Relations beyond the Middle East (I. B. Tauris/ 2014).
Our Voice of the Week is Ms. Iraq 2017 who travelled to Israel last week to speak at the AJC Global Forum 2018 about her hopes for the future of the Middle East. Sarah Idan’s family was forced to flee Iraq after an Instagram photo with Israel’s contestant Adar Gandelsman went viral last year.