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 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.