• Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    Momentum Builds for War Powers Reform

    On August 3rd, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) held its long-awaited open hearing on authorizations for use of military force (AUMFs). This marks…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    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
    Security and Defense

    Washington Abuzz with Questions about Middle East Policy

    Jun 17, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Despite continued anti-racism protests and heightening coronavirus infections throughout the United States, it was also a busy week in Washington for those int…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    Washington Policy Weekly

    May 28, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery reports on a congressional push for additional pro-Israel legislation, the Democrats' attempt to learn more about Mohammed bin Salman's invol…

  • 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…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Trump Administration Sees a Path Forward in Syria

    May 13, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery explains that after a long period of indecisiveness, the United States appears to have charted a path forward in Syria, one that depends on q…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Apr 23, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    In this week's report, Marcus Montgomery offers information on senators' efforts to further US-Israeli cooperation on fighting COVID-19; President Trump's conf…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Mar 26, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery reports on Republican senators’ drive to withdraw US troops from Saudi Arabia over the oil price plunge; the State Department’s push to relea…