Posts Tagged: sanctions
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.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
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.