John Lyndon is executive director of OneVoice Europe, former board member of Chatham House’s Under 35’s Steering Committee and a visiting fellow at King’s College London. Joel Braunold is executive director of the Alliance for Middle East Peace and contributor to Haaretz and the Jerusalem Post. Joel has been working at the intersection of civil society and geopolitics for the past six years, and he works regularly with the US State Department, USAID and the National Security Council on the needs of the peace building community.
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.