• Washington Policy Weekly
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    100 Days in, and Congress Looks to Press Biden on Middle East Priorities

    President Joe Biden surpassed his first 100 days in office, a time span by which successive administrations have tried to prove to the American public that the…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    YemenUS Foreign Policy

    What Next for Yemen?

    Apr 26, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    This week the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism held a hearing to examine Washington’s policy …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Apr 19, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery reports on ongoing congressional legislation regarding US policy toward Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and Iran; more confirmation hearings for Pre…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Biden Revamps Middle East Policy. Some Lawmakers Won’t Stand for It

    Apr 12, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    Although Congress has been on recess and many members have been away from Washington, DC, recent developments pertaining to Iran, Yemen, and Palestine have eli…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    I. Congress1) LegislationNo Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Amy Kl…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Takes First Step to Reform War Powers

    Mar 29, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    For the first time in nearly two decades, it appears that Congress will finally take concrete steps to rein in US foreign military adventures and put an end to…

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Mar 22, 2021

    I. Congress1) LegislationOutdated AUMF Repeal Act. On March 18, a small bipartisan group of House members introduced H.R. 2014, or the Outdated AUMF Repeal Act…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Meet the Biden Administration’s Middle East Policy Makers

    Mar 18, 2021Marcus Montgomery

    Since his inauguration, President Joe Biden has moved to staff his administration despite the fact that Washington was paralyzed from the outset with the histo…