Sayed Kashua is the creator of the hugely popular Israeli television sitcom Arab Labour and one of the country’s most successful writers. He has a (largely) satirical column in Haaretz and is the author of the novels Dancing Arabs, Let it be Morning, Second Person Singular and Exposure.
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.