Marcus Roberts is the former deputy general secretary of the Fabian Society. At the Fabian Society he authored reports, including Labour’s Next Majority: The 40 per cent strategy and Revolt On The Left: Labour’s Ukip problem and how it can be overcome. Roberts also worked on the Al Gore, John Kerry and Barack Obama US presidential campaigns.
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.