Simon Smith is Communications Officer for BICOM. Prior to that he worked in the museum and heritage sector, and he continues his interest in history as editor of student journal the Berlin Historical Review in his spare time. Simon studied History and Politics at Newcastle University, specialising in the Labour Party’s relationship with Israel, and World History at King’s College London, where he was awarded a distinction for his research into British Middle Eastern foreign policy.
Our Voice of the Week is a timely Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) podcast titled ‘Debates on the Use of Military Force’, which discusses when the use of lethal force and AUMFs (Authorizations for the Use of Military Force) are legitimate. The podcast is hosted by Director of the CSIS International Security Program, Kathleen H. Hicks, and guests include Melissa Dalton (CSIS), Richard Fontaine (Center for a New American Security) and Luke Hartig (New America).