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Julian Pecquet


Rached Ghannouchi, leader of the Islamist Ennahda movement, Tunisia's main Islamist political party, speaks during a news conference in Tunis, May 9, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)

Tunisian Islamists hire US lobby shop

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Ennahda has hired PR giant Burson-Marsteller to boost the party's image ahead of next month's elections.

Russia, Iran challenge Kerry’s plan for anti-IS unity at UN

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The two countries slammed the US and Sunni states for trying to cut out Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

IS threat prompts effort to boost Middle East arms deliveries

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., wants to step up military aid to Jordan.

House votes to arm Syrian rebels with eye toward Assad

Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Regime change in Syria remains the endgame for measure's earliest supporters.

'Fundamental fallacy' in Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels?

Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers of both parties expressed disbelief that the rebels will stick to the role the United States wants to carve out for them.

 

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