John Lyndon is executive director of OneVoice Europe, former board member of Chatham House’s Under 35’s Steering Committee and a visiting fellow at King’s College London. Joel Braunold is executive director of the Alliance for Middle East Peace and contributor to Haaretz and the Jerusalem Post. Joel has been working at the intersection of civil society and geopolitics for the past six years, and he works regularly with the US State Department, USAID and the National Security Council on the needs of the peace building community.
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.