Eran Etzion is a diplomat and strategist with over 20 years experience in senior government positions. He is the former Deputy head of the National Security Council and former Head of the Policy Planning Division at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2015, Etzion founded the Israel Center for Strategic Futures , an NGO committed to introducing innovative foresight into the Israeli decision-making process and public discourse.
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.