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 Reza Pahlavi, son of the late Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, speaking at a Policy Forum held by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Pahlavi discusses Iran’s future and the prospects for liberal democracy in the Islamic Republic.