Maj. Gen. (ret.) Giora Eiland is the former head of the Israeli National Security Council, a post he held from 2004 to 2006. He also served in the Israel Defense Forces for 33 years, heading the Strategic Planning Branch at the end of his career.
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.