• Washington Policy Weekly
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update Week Ending March 24, 2017

    Mar 24, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    I. Syria(1) Remembering the Victims of Syria: On March 21, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), together with the US Holocaust Memorial, hosed a comm…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – Week Ending March 17, 2017

    Mar 17, 2017

    I. Courts Block President Trump’s Revised Executive Order on a Travel BanPresident Donald Trump’s revised March 6, 2017 Executive Order, which was scheduled to…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congressional Update – Week Ending March 10, 2017

    Mar 10, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    I. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Friedman NominationOn March 9, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) approved the nomination of David Fr…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – Week Ending March 3, 2017

    Mar 6, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    I. Muslim and Refugee Ban Executive OrderOn Monday, March 6, President Trump announced a new travel ban Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Te…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – Week Ending February 24, 2017

    Feb 24, 2017

    Congress has been in recess this past week in observance of Presidents’ Day so capitol Hill has been relatively quiet. The House and Senate will reconvene on M…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    A Looming Collision: Donald Trump and Presidential War Powers

    Feb 22, 2017Marcus Montgomery

    The first few weeks of President Donald Trump’s first term have been newsworthy, to say the least. But the same inauguration that ushered him into the White Ho…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update, February 17, 2017

    Feb 17, 2017

    I. US Ambassador-designate David Friedman Testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeOn Thursday, February 16, David Friedman, President Trump’s ch…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update, February 3, 2017

    Feb 3, 2017

    I. “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” referred to as the Muslim BanPresident Donald Trump’s January 27 Executive Order…