Gil Messing is the former Adviser and Spokesperson to Tzipi Livni when she was Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Leader of the Opposition. Prior to that he was spokesperson for the Israeli Security Forces in the Gaza Strip during the Disengagement Plan. He is currently an Atkin Fellow at King’s College, London.
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.