• Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly: Congress Continues Deliberations on National Security Package

    Feb 13, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    On Thursday, February 8, the Senate advanced the consideration of a national security supplemental funding package that excludes border policy changes. The $95…

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    Washington Policy Weekly: Emboldened by Biden, Republicans Ramp Up Efforts to Defund UNRWA

    Feb 5, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    Republicans quickly mobilized around the suspension of US contributions to UNRWA, leading to a flurry of activity in the House and the Senate.

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly: United States Pauses Funding for UNRWA

    Jan 29, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    The State Department announced that it is temporarily pausing unallocated funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) following allegations …

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    Washington Policy Weekly: US Redesignates Houthis a Terrorist Organization

    Jan 22, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    In response to recent attacks against US military forces and international maritime vessels operating in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, the Biden administration…

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    Washington Policy Weekly: US Officials Discredit ICJ Genocide Case Against Israel

    Jan 16, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich Molly Pasquarella

    As the world followed the ICJ's two-day hearing on Gaza, congresspeople continued to jockey to demonstrate their unwavering support for Israel.

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    Washington Policy Weekly

    Jan 8, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    Republican members of Congress called on President Biden to re-designate the Houthis as a terrorist organization. HFAC Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) issued a …

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Dec 27, 2023Ethan Mayer-Rich

    House Democrats sent a letter to Biden urging him to compel a change in Israel’s military strategy and tactics in Gaza. The representatives cited concerns abou…

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    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly: Israel’s Operation Will Take “More Than Several Months,” US Officials Voice “Concerns”

    US officials reiterated their desire for Israel to take steps toward protecting the civilian population in Gaza during its current military campaign. State Dep…