• Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congressional Update – Week Ending January 19, 2018

    Jan 19, 2018Marcus Montgomery

    Congress scrambles to prevent a government shutdown; the government looks to cut funds to World Bank and UNRWA; Tillerson outlines Trump’s Syria policy.

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congressional Update – Week Ending January 12, 2018

    Jan 12, 2018Joe Macaron

    Congress grapples with FISA legislation and new sanctions; senators explore US strategy for Syria; President Trump keeps the JCPOA in place, but adds new sanct…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congressional Update – Week Ending January 5, 2018

    Back from a holiday recess, the Senate makes major personnel moves; President Trump, Nikki Haley have strong words for Palestine, Iran.

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congressional Update – Week Ending December 22, 2017

    Dec 21, 2017Marcus Montgomery

    Congress looks to ratchet up pressure on Syria and Qatar; President Trump releases his National Security Strategy; Trump and Haley take issue with the United N…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Congressional Update – Week Ending December 15, 2017

    Dec 15, 2017Marcus Montgomery

    Iran again is a subject of concern in Washington; Congress and the White House discuss military and national security strategies.

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congressional Update – Week Ending December 8, 2017

    With the 69th Anniversary of “Human Rights Day” approaching, Congress explores the US’ role in promoting human rights, peace, and stability in the Middle East;…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update (Extended Edition) – Week Ending December 01, 2017

    Congress assesses Saudi, Lebanese developments and explores threats to the United States; the White House weighs US embassy move, PLO office closure, and ousti…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Congressional Update – Week Ending November 17, 2017

    Nov 17, 2017Marcus Montgomery

    Congress sets its sights on Palestine’s Hamas and Islamic Jihad while also trying to strengthen Iran sanctions; groundbreaking Palestinian rights bill is intro…