Tag Archives: Sanctions

Russia Cancels US Diplomatic Visit Amidst Rising Tensions By
Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov canceled an upcoming meeting with the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., according to AP, in retaliation to the Trump administration’s...
Germany Threatens Retaliation If US Sanctions Harm German Companies By
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office has issued a statement expressing concern about the US Senate’s vote to impose new sanctions on Russia, warning that they are prepared to retaliate if the sanctions end up harming German companies. This is a realistic concern....
Senate Pushes New Sanctions On Russia And Iran By
Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement late Monday on a new package of sanctions on Russia amid the firestorm over Russia’s meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow’s possible collusion with members of President Donald...
How The US Government Punished A Man For Helping Dying Children By
In my article “The Evil of Killing Children,” I pointed out how the U.S. government, in an attempt to achieve regime change in Iraq, knowingly and intentionally killed hundreds of thousands of innocent children in Iraq. Unfortunately, killing those innocent Iraqi children...
Israel, Saudi Arabia Join Forces To Champion War With Iran By
In February, during the Munich Security Conference, Saudi Arabia joined Israel in calling for sanctions against Iran for its role in supporting the Syrian government. Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir – without a hint of irony – told delegates, “Iran...
Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? By
CHILE — There’s no denying that Venezuela is deeply embroiled in a significant crisis. While most are aware of the country’s recent string of violent protests, food shortages and government crackdowns on opposition protesters, few are aware of the opposition’s...
US Imposes New Unilateral Sanctions On Venezuela By
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on eight current or former members of the Venezuela’s Supreme Court Thursday, in its ongoing attacks on the Bolivarian nation. Senator Marco Rubio stood on the Senate floor Thursday...
U.S. Destabilizes Venezuela, Syria To Retain Hegemony In Global Oil, Gas Markets By
CHILE (ANALYSIS) — Separated by thousands of miles and embroiled in ostensibly unique conflicts – a “civil war” and a “political crisis,” respectively – the troubling situations in both Syria and Venezuela share more similarities than differences. These...
Trump Warns New South Korea President Against Dialogue With North Korea By
New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has made clear he wants to get reconciliation talks going with North Korea, and took a bit of a shot at US sanctions pushes in comments yesterday, saying he thinks sanctions should only be considered as a tool to get North Korea to...
Poll: Over 40% Of Americans Back Sanctions on Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians By
MINNEAPOLIS — A new survey conducted by polling firm Nielsen Scarborough has produced some interesting and perhaps unexpected results that are sure to cause worry among the U.S.’ powerful Israel lobby. The results showed that 40 percent of respondents support imposing...