• Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    President Biden’s Mixed Policies for the Middle East

    Sep 20, 2021

    Marcus Montgomery writes that President Biden is reversing some US policies regarding the Middle East, such as declassifying information on Saudi Arabia’s role…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Sep 13, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    A bipartisan group of House members introduced H.R. 5148 to establish a joint US-Israel center to study and develop artificial intelligence. This bill, which i…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    The fallout from the US withdrawal from Afghanistan has been fierce and partisan. Although it is largely symbolic and has no effect on US policy in the Middle …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Aug 30, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    Democratic members of the House draft legislation to help Iraqi and Afghan refugees settle and find employment in the United States; progressive members’ criti…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Aug 23, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    I. Congress Congress is still observing its August recess. The House is expected to make an earlier return than previously scheduled to consider President Joe …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Aug 16, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    Senate hearings on US arms sales to the Middle East and the state of human rights in Morocco; Department of State communications with Arab officials; new sanct…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    Momentum Builds for War Powers Reform

    On August 3rd, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) held its long-awaited open hearing on authorizations for use of military force (AUMFs). This marks…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IraqUS Foreign Policy

    Is Washington Rethinking Its Partnerships in the Middle East?

    There appears to be a slow but noticeable shift in Democratically-controlled Washington as to the countries with which the United States seeks to work closer a…