MK Ayman Odeh is head of the Joint List, the third largest parliamentary group in the 20th Knesset, and chairs the Lobby for Culture in the Knesset. He is a member of the House Committee and the Labor, Welfare and Health Committee. Since 2015, Odeh has been member of the board of directors of the Mahmoud Darwish Foundation.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Deputy Editor Samuel Nurding speaking with Anders Persson, senior lecturer at Linnaeus University and author of the new book, ‘EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967-2019‘ (Edinburgh University press, 2020). The two discuss the EU’s role in the conflict over the last 50 years, the impact of the UAE and Bahrain peace deals on EU policy toward the conflict, and how the EU has contributed to the development of Israel.