Amendments Submitted to Corker Bill on Iran

by Jim Lobe For those of you who are paying attention to the ongoing Senate debate over the Corker bill asserting Congress’s authority to review any final deal negotiated between the P5+1 and Iran, the Council for a Livable World/Center… Continue Reading  

Who’s Killing Corker’s Iran Bill, and Why

by Derek Davison Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker (R-TN) sufficiently neutered his Iran deal review bill—now known as the “Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act”—that two weeks ago it passed out of his committee unanimously. Moreover, the… Continue Reading  

Congress on West Bank Settlements

by Lara Friedman [As we have over the past few months, LobeLog is posting (long) excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now. In addition to her summary… Continue Reading  

Fearing Success of the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

by Paul R. Pillar Those determined to kill any agreement with Iran have trotted out a succession of rationales for doing so but have kept their focus firmly fixed on the U.S. Congress. That is hardly surprising, given that both… Continue Reading  

Update on Iran-Related Legislation

by Lara Friedman The following is the latest update from Americans for Peace Now. It provides a summary of a number of Iran-related issues, including the latest legislation in Congress.