The Hill

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 00:00
William Hartung, Director of the Arms and Security Project with the Center for International Policy discusses the possible consequences of moving the supervision of firearm exports from the State Department to the Department of Commerce
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 06:58
SAM's fact sheet on congressional notifications for U.S. firearms exports was cited in this piece that details the major critiques of the Trump Administration's proposed firearms export rule.
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 06:56
The blog discusses how the Senate’s confirmation of Mira Ricardel as Undersecretary of Commerce for Export Administration allows the Trump administration to work on completing much needed, and long overdue, export control reforms.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:16
Earlier this month, the Department of Defense (DOD) unveiled a new policy for assessing, monitoring and evaluating the assistance it provides to foreign militaries.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:31
The U.S. military is flying Apache helicopter gunships in support of Iraqi forces in the offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS, exposing U.S. forces to greater risk.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:24
It's not clear how close U.S. forces will get to the fight in Mosul, but they are allowed to embed at the lowest levels with Iraqi and Kurdish peshmerga commandos, who are expected to be carrying out the bulk of the fight.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:40
Lawmakers in both parties are growing more skeptical of the U.S. alliance with Saudi Arabia.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 07:40
Senate Republicans are pushing for extra money for Israel over lingering concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:48
"Iranians can't use [a nuclear weapon] if they finally make one," Powell wrote to Democratic donor Jeffrey Leeds, according to the AP. "The boys in Tehran know Israel has 200, all targeted on Tehran, and we have thousands."
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 06:17
It’s been nearly 15 years since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but the U.S. has hardly made any net gains against the brand of radical extremism that inspired al Qaeda and similar groups, co-chairmen of the 9/11 Commission claimed Wednesday.