• Washington Policy Weekly
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Momentum Builds for Peace in Yemen as Biden Balances Saudi Ties

    Jun 13, 2022Peyton Dashiell

    Peace talks between the Houthis and the internationally-recognized Presidential Leadership Council continue to be held in Oman under the auspices of the UN. In…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IraqUS Foreign Policy

    Is Washington Rethinking Its Partnerships in the Middle East?

    There appears to be a slow but noticeable shift in Democratically-controlled Washington as to the countries with which the United States seeks to work closer a…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS 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
    Saudi ArabiaUS Foreign Policy

    After Iran, Saudi Arabia Faces Scrutiny in Biden’s Washington

    As was demonstrated in Arab Center Washington DC’s (ACW) last report, President Joe Biden has to deal with a divided Washington when it comes to US policy towa…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    President Biden Faces a Washington Divided over Iran

    Although President Joe Biden has expressed an interest in reorienting US foreign policy away from the Middle East, Iran continues to be an issue that his admin…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Saudi ArabiaSecurity and Defense

    Will Saudi Arabia Face Another Tumultuous Summer in Washington?

    May 20, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery discusses why Saudi-US relations could experience a difficult summer following President Trump's firing of a State Department inspector who w…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqEnergy and Economics

    Did the Saudi-Led Oil Deal Diminish Republicans’ 2020 Electoral Chances?

    Apr 15, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Because the health of the US economy is critical for Donald Trump's reelection hopes, Marcus Montgomery asks if the recent Saudi-led OPEC+ cuts will contribute…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranEnergy and Economics

    The COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts Debate over Iran Sanctions

    Marcus Montgomery details splits in official Washington about how to deal with Iran at this delicate time of the coronavirus outbreak: some want to offer sanct…