Tag Archives: Sanctions

U.S. Moves Naval Assets To Korean Peninsula, North Korea Warns Against “Dangerous Act” By
MINNEAPOLIS — Soon after the Trump administration took unilateral action against Syria, the focus of U.S. foreign policy quickly shifted thousands of miles away to the isolated, authoritarian government of North Korea – drumming...
U.S. Targets 271 Syrians With Sanctions For Alleged Role In Chemical Weapons Program By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Less than two weeks after the Trump administration’s controversial missile strike on a Syrian government airbase, the U.S. Treasury has moved to place sanctions on 271 Syrians who the U.S. alleges are involved in the research and production of...
In Latest Reversal, Trump Concedes Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal By
The AP is reporting that the Trump has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by  Barack Obama. Candidate Trump was extremely critical of the Iran deal. Today’s admission that Iran is following through on its promises...
Putin: Trust With US Deteriorated After Trump Took Office By
One of the main foreign policy goals set out by President Trump after his election in November was a normalization of US-Russia relations. While that hope appears a distant memory now, with US and Russian officials seemingly agreeing that ties are worse than ever, it apparently...
European Union Rejects Calls For Russia Sanctions By
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson led the charge at the G7 for sanctions to be brought against Moscow to no avail, as Germany, Italy and the wider European Union rejected his request. Johnson’s colleagues, however, are somewhat optimistic that measures...
Disarming ISIS Enemies, The Folly Of US “Arms Control” In Syria By
The terrorist organization known as ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh is hated across the planet. Its crimes have horrified and shocked people in Iraq, Lebanon, France, and the United States. However, no people have suffered more from its atrocities than the people of Syria. The crimes...
Senators Debut New Anti-Iran Legislation Just Days Before AIPAC Conference By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Even though fresh sanctions against Iran were put in place less than two months ago, those measures – as well as last year’s decade-long extension of existing sanctions – were apparently not enough for several U.S. senators. Last Thursday,...
Trump Administration Announces Sweeping New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean, And Iranian Entities By
The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 30 foreign companies and people from 10 countries, including China. The State Department said Friday that the entities and people contribute to activity that “only serves to escalate regional conflicts further and...
Russia’s Largest Bank Paid Podesta Group to Lobby Against U.S. Sanctions During 2016 Election By
MINNEAPOLIS – Last month, the corporate-owned media, along with much of the U.S. political establishment, was abuzz with what they purported to be the greatest scandal of the fledgling Trump administration. The scandal, of course, centered on Trump’s former National...
US Sponsors New Sanctions Against Syria At UN Security Council By
(ANALYSIS) —  In a draft initiated and supported by the United States, U.K., and France, a plan was put forward to impose new sanctions on the Syrian government in the form of a ban on all shipments of helicopters to the army or the government. It also included sanctions...