100 years of involvement in the Middle East – 2017 Britain, Israel and the Middle East conference session 2

Session two of our 2017 Britain, Israel and the Middle East conference with The Jewish News, marking the centenary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration.

Anton La Guardia, Claire Spencer, Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Emma El-Badawy discuss how British policy evolved between the world wars and into the end of empire after 1945, how Britain balanced its interests in the Levant and the Gulf with a new relationship with Israel, and whether the 2003 Iraq War the watershed in British intervention.