Kris Bauman is an active duty Air Force officer serving as a Senior Military Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies and as an adjunct instructor at the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, both at the National Defense University in Washington, DC. In 2013-2014, Bauman worked inside the Israeli-Palestinian peace process as the Chief of Staff for the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense, General John R. Allen.
Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), specialising in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the broader challenges facing the Middle East. Prior to CNAS, Goldenberg served as the Chief of Staff to the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations at the U.S. Department of State.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is BICOM Director Richard Pater speaking to Blue and White MK Michal Colter-Wunsh about what politics is like in the Knesset under the cloud of coronavirus. Michal also speaks about her new proposed law to enshrine Israel’s Declaration of Independence into a new social contract, what needs to be done to help ensure the return of Israeli soldiers and civilians from the Gaza Strip, and why the Abraham Accords are a paradigm shift for the entire region.