MP Emily Thornberry is Shadow Foreign Secretary and Member of Parliament for Islington South & Finsbury. Before entering parliament, Ms Thornberry was a barrister for twenty years, taking human rights, Trade Union and criminal defence cases.
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.