Posts Tagged: sanctions
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Will Russia retaliate for sanctions over Crimea by cutting off the sale of enriched uranium to the U.S.?
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
The U.S., hooked on Russian enriched uranium, is in no position to impose long-term sanctions on Russia.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
Both U.S. members of Congress calling for new Iran sanctions and hard-liners in Iran assault President Rouhani from each side.
With or without nuclear weapons, Iran and its allies are the chief impediments to Israeli hegemony in the Middle East.
How Nelson Mandela and ordinary citizens from all over the world strong-armed corporations, changed U.S. foreign policy, and ended apartheid in South Africa.
The Obama administration says it wants to improve U.S. ties with Cuba, but its own policies are preventing the country from keeping its diplomatic facilities open.