2017 Programmes

Emma Sky

Emma Sky

ENGLAND / UNITED STATES

Emma Sky first travelled to Iraq in 2003 to apologise to Iraqis for the war and help them rebuild their country. She went on to become political advisor to a top American general. She is currently the director of Yale University’s World Fellows programme and lectures on Middle East politics. Sky’s book The Unravelling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq (2015) was shortlisted for the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize.