Michael Doran is Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, specialising in Middle East security issues. In the administration of George W. Bush, Doran served as a senior director in the National Security Council, senior advisor in the State Department and deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Pentagon. His book, Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East, was published by Free Press in 2016.
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.