Jonathan Paris is a London-based security and political analyst and also a Senior Advisor with the Washington-based Chertoff Group and associate fellow of the London-based Global Diplomatic Forum. Paris was a Middle East Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York from 1995-2000. Since moving to London in mid-2001, he has prepared dozens of reports and studies, mostly future-oriented, for the US government.
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.