• Washington Policy Weekly
    LibyaUS Foreign Policy

    The Conflict in Libya Resurfaces on Washington’s Agenda

    Nov 27, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery discusses the renewed interest in both Congress and the Trump Administration to address the ongoing conflict in Libya and asks whether the Un…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    While Trump Sides with Haftar, the Rest of Washington Is Unsure

    May 22, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    While President Trump has sided with General Khalifa Haftar, many in Washington are skeptical of the would-be strongman and seek a political solution to the fi…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congressional Update – Week Ending September 14, 2018

    Sep 14, 2018Marcus Montgomery

    I. Congress1) LegislationIranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act. This week, a cadre of GOP senators introduced S. 3431 to place pressure on Iraqi militias tha…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Congressional Update – Week Ending April 20, 2018

    Apr 20, 2018Marcus Montgomery

    I. Congress1) Legislation J. Res. 59. On April 16, a bipartisan group of senators, including Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) Chairman Bob Corker (R-T…

  • 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
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update Week Ending April 28, 2017

    Apr 28, 2017ACW’s Research & Analysis Unit

    Congress approved a continuing resolution to fund the US government through May 5. Both the House and Senate are debating new sanctions bills on Iran and Syria.

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    Congressional Update – December 15, 2016

    Dec 15, 2016

    I. CongressThe 114th Congress has adjourned, although there will be several pro forma sessions between now and January 3, when the 115th Congress convenes, to …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congressional Update – September 30, 2016

    Sep 30, 2016

    I. Congress Overrides Presidential Veto to the Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)On Friday, September 23 President Obama sent his veto message f…