US Senator Rand Paul Introduces Joint Resolution Disapproving Arms Sales to Bahrain

On 10 October 2018, United States Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced a joint resolution (S.J.Res.65) to the United States Senate disapproving of arms sales to Bahrain. The resolution was read twice, then referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The measure comes shortly after Senator Paul’s push for a US response to the disappearance[…]

Mixed Signals from Nominee for US Ambassador to Bahrain

12 September 2017 – The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (SFRC) this morning held a hearing to consider the nomination of Justin Hicks Siberell to be the new Ambassador to Bahrain. While it remains deeply concerning that the Trump Administration, SFRC Chairman Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), and now the nominee to serve as[…]