Neill Lochery is the Catherine Lewis Professor of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Studies at University College London. He has served as an advisor to political and economic leaders from both sides of the Arab-Israeli conflict, and is the author of nine books including The View from the Fence: The Arab-Israeli Conflict from the Present to its Roots (Bloomsbury Continuum).
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.