Dr. David Pollock is the Kaufman Fellow at The Washington Institute focusing on the political dynamics of Middle East countries. He has served as a senior advisor on the Middle East at the US Department of State, as a visiting lecturer at Harvard University and as assistant professor at George Washington University.
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.