Oren Kessler is a Tel Aviv-based journalist and analyst. He was formerly deputy director for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington and Middle East research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society in London. Previously he was Arab affairs correspondent for The Jerusalem Post during the Arab Spring and a writer, editor and translator at Haaretz. His work has appeared in outlets including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is the Middle East Institute's Ross Harrison, Paul Salem, and Randa Slim reflecting on 9/11’s impact on US policy in the Middle East over the past 20 years and how its legacy has been viewed by the region.