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28 Jun
Egypt on the Hill: Criticism, Praise, and Policy

June 28, 2017 Christian Bischoff The issue of U.S. policy toward Egypt has come up in four ...

15 Sep 2016
Senators Introduce Bill to Block Saudi Arms Sale

In the wake of a $1.15 billion arms sale announced in August 2016, Senators Rand ...

23 Jun 2016
State Department Reports on Bahrain’s Implementation of the BICI

The State Department submitted to Congress an unclassified report on the steps taken by the ...

18 May 2016
International Community Seeks Arms Embargo Exceptions for Libyan Unity Govt

Photo Credit: Wall Street Journal At a conference co-chaired by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...

05 May 2016
Event Summary – The Federal Budget and Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2017

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, POMED hosted a panel discussion on its new report, “The ...

19 Apr 2016
Hearing Notes – Assessing Pres. Obama’s FY 2017 MENA Budget Request

On Wednesday April 13, 2016, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing titled, ...

08 Feb 2016
Turkey-PKK Tensions Continue to Impact Foreign Policy, U.S. Syria Efforts

 Foreign Policy Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu unveiled a plan last week to “bolster security and rebuild areas ravaged by ...

08 Oct 2015
SFRC Recap: U.S. Role and Strategy in the Middle East: Yemen and the GCC

On Tuesday, October 6, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing titled "The U.S. ...

05 Oct 2015
Leahy Cosponsors BICI Accountability Act; NDAA Features Bahrain Language

Photo Credit: J.Scott Applewhite/AP It has been confirmed that Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is the newest ...

30 Sep 2015
SFRC Hearing Recap – U.S. Role & Strategy in the Middle East: The Humanitarian Crisis

Photo Credit: U.S. News On Tuesday, September 29, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing ...