Gilead Sher is an attorney and former Israeli senior peace negotiator and Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Ehud Barak, heads the Center for Applied Negotiations at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv. He is a co-founder of the Israeli non-partisan organisation Blue White Future that advocates for a two-state solution. Sher was a lecturer and visiting scholar at Harvard Law School in 2016.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent address to the UN General Assembly. Netanyahu declared himself open to peace with the Palestinians, championed the prospects of normalisation between Israel and Saudi Arabia, and warned of the dangers of AI.