Marcus Roberts is the former deputy general secretary of the Fabian Society. At the Fabian Society he authored reports, including Labour’s Next Majority: The 40 per cent strategy and Revolt On The Left: Labour’s Ukip problem and how it can be overcome. Roberts also worked on the Al Gore, John Kerry and Barack Obama US presidential campaigns.
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.