Zeina M. Barakat received her Ph.D. from Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany. She is the Executive Director and the Academic Coordinator of the European Wasatia Graduate School for Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies at Europa Universität Flensburg (EUF), Germany, and a Research Associate at the Von Hügel Institute-University of Cambridge (UK). She is the author of Heart of Stone to Heart of Flesh: Evolutionary Journey from Extremism to Moderation (Munich: Herbert Utz Verlag GmbH, 2017).
Our Voice of the Fortnight is BICOM Director Richard Pater explaining the makeup of the new government and its priorities, what we may expect to see in the coming weeks and months, as well as what options Benjamin Netanyahu now has as leader of the Opposition. He takes questions from an audience on a range of other issues regarding the political significance of the new government in Israel.