July 18, 2019

Trump Overrides Congress on Arms Sales

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Despite Congressional objections, the Trump administration cleared $8.1 billion in arms sales for Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates by invoking an emergency exemption.

US Warns of Sabotage in Persian Gulf

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US warns sailors that “Iran or its proxies” could be targeting maritime traffic in the Persian Gulf.

Middle East Peace Stymied by Violence, Demographic Disparities

Middle Eastern nations are being torn by forces within their borders and those shaped from without, confounding their allies’ policy makers.