Tales from the Trail

from Summit Notebook:

Berman: House may be “lame” after elections but won’t be paralyzed

September 20, 2010

The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on foreign affairs hasn't lost his sense of humor...yet.

U.S. lawmakers wonder, where did our love go? with Turkey

July 28, 2010

It almost sounded as if U.S. lawmakers felt jilted by Washington’s long-time NATO ally Turkey.

Qat joins al Qaeda as Yemen threat

February 3, 2010

YEMEN-QAT/U.S. lawmakers, convening a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the threat posed by al Qaeda in Yemen, found themselves focused on another problem stalking the impoverished Arab country:  the mild drug qat, which permeates Yemeni society.