Posts Tagged: sanctions
With governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguishing what little remained of the "sunshine era" of engagement, the peninsula is lurching toward a new period of darkness.
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
As Cuba and the United States continue down the road of reconciliation, they must still avoid the bumps.
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
At this year's Summit of the Americas, member countries should work for a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela alongside an end to U.S. sanctions on the country.
For those who view international relations as a quest for equity between nations, the U.S. and the West bullied Iran into a nuclear deal.
New sanction legislation against Iran would alienate Europe, Russia, and China.
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.