Doron Matza has held senior positions in the Israel’s security and intelligence, managing the research division for strategy and policy in the Prime Minister’s Office from 1993 to 2014. He holds a Ph.D. from Ben Gurion University in Middle Eastern History focusing on hegemonic discourse in the Israeli ruling establishment towards the Palestinian minority. Today he is a member of the Research Program on Jewish-Arab Relations in Israel at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel-Aviv.
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.