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Julian Pecquet


American veterans urge Congress to reject the Iran deal, Aug. 14, 2015. (photo by Veterans Against the Deal)

US veterans fight over Iran deal

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Congress is getting mixed messages from Americans who’ve battled Tehran.

Saudi king wants Obama to tackle Iranian 'mischief'

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud will make clear during his White House visit that Riyadh’s lukewarm support for the Iran nuclear deal depends on the United States keeping Tehran in check.

Iran deal looking safer in Congress

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Opponents of the nuclear agreement have so far failed to gain much traction during the summer recess.

Congress gets extra dose of Iran before summer recess

Sunday, Jul. 26, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of July 27.

Kerry, GOP face off over Iran deal

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The secretary of state said lawmakers in search of a better deal are pursuing a "fantasy."

Kerry begins Iran deal sales push on Capitol Hill

Sunday, Jul. 19, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of July 20.

Senate hits the brakes on Tunisia aid boost

Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

President Barack Obama wants to almost double assistance to Tunisia, but Congress is split.

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