Documents from the Foreign Office show oil company was aware of unrest in Rakhine State as far back as 2015.
The US plan is to militarily board North Korean ships, and officials are conceding that’s almost certainly a recipe for military confrontation.
Despite Russian opposition already having effectively killed the chances of a total oil ban on North Korea being enforced, the US is still pushing the plan at the UN Security Council. It’s not just a ban, however. The US wants permission to militarily enforce it. The resolution includes broad language