Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, head of the Department of Foreign Relations (L) and presidential Chief of Staff Fuad Hussein (R) meet with Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., in her office on Capitol Hill, Nov. 18, 2014. (photo by Twitter/karwanz)

Congress weighs arming Iraqi Kurds

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Key leaders of both parties are championing legislation to directly support Erbil in its fight against the Islamic State.

House panel clears Jordan arms bill ahead of king's visit

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Middle East approved legislation boosting military aid to Jordan.

Congress weighs easing restrictions on military aid to Egypt

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers are debating whether to give the Obama administration the power to sidestep legal obstacles to the $1.3 billion annual aid package

Congress prepares for final Iran push

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of Nov. 17.

Europeans work Congress on Iran

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The so-called E3 nations of France, United Kingdom and Germany have ramped up their outreach to Congress as the Nov. 24 deadline for a nuclear deal grows closer.

 

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