• Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    War Powers: An Overview

    Jan 15, 2020Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery discusses congressional efforts to prevent a potential war with Iran, providing important background information on the authorities that memb…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    On Palestine, Congress Is Not Quite Different from Trump

    Marcus Montgomery reports that Congress wants to deliver more aid to the Palestinians than the Trump Administration had planned. However, the coercive conditio…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congress’s Post-Recess Middle East Priorities

    As Congress reconvenes after its August recess, groups of lawmakers will put forward initiatives to end the war in Yemen, buttress US-Israel relations, and inc…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Aug 21, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery posits that after Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were barred entry to Israel and the Palestinian territories, will House Democrat…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantSecurity and Defense

    Are Democrats Alone in Challenging Saudi Arabia?

    Jul 31, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    Bipartisan consensus in Congress on recalibrating US-Saudi relations has dissipated amid partisanship and apathy. As the Trump Administration moves forward in …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranProtests and Activism

    Republicans Define What It Means to Be Pro-Israel

    Jul 10, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    The definition of “standing with Israel,” one held by high profile Republican officials and members of Congress who spoke at the Christians United for Israel a…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranSecurity and Defense

    How Congress Is Trying to Prevent Another Middle East War

    Jun 26, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    With tensions escalating between the United States and Iran, Congress is trying to reassert its own war powers to prevent the Trump Administration from startin…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Would Trump Really Go to War with Iran?

    Jun 19, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    With multiple miscalculations and missteps that could develop, should we be worried about another war in the Middle East?