Haaretz Interview with Congressional Iran Hawk Howard Berman

For the moment, set aside the actual prospects for a negotiated deal that would end the West’s standoff with Iran over its nuclear program. Such a deal, no matter its contours, will almost certainly face opposition from Capitol Hill. Look… Continue Reading

AIPAC Raises Questions About Saudi Arms Sale

Political analysts have predicted that the new Republican congress would waste no time in challenging the Obama administration’s $60 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia (see my recent post on the Republican Congress). And, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee… Continue Reading

What The Republican Congress Means for Iran Policy

On the eve of the mid-term elections, George Washington University professor Marc Lynch blogged about how the outcome could impact U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. His Foreign Policy piece included the potential of a GOP-led Congress approving an… Continue Reading