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Julian Pecquet


Obama administration allows Americans to train Iranians

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

New regulations unveiled Dec. 22 allow drug, medical device and agricultural experts to travel to Iran.

Iran hawks lay out their wish list for Trump era

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Outright repeal is out, sanctions and military pushback are in.

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump over Bahrain reception

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Manama critics on Capitol Hill assail decision to host independence celebration at president-elect's Washington hotel.

Congress authorizes Trump to arm Syrian rebels with anti-aircraft missiles

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The House passed a defense bill that conditionally allows the provision of MANPADs to anti-Syrian regime forces.

Kerry urges Senate Democrats to back off Iran sanctions renewal

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The US secretary of state is on a mission to protect President Barack Obama's foreign policy legacy — and his own.

Top Senate Democrat challenges Trump on Russia, Iran

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Senate Foreign Relations Comittee ranking member Ben Cardin laid out a foreign policy platform for the Trump era.

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