Posts Tagged: sanctions
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.
The six-month interim agreement between Iran and the P5+1 powers will echo through the decades if it can bring Washington and Tehran in from the cold.
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.
Iranian-American author Hooman Majd says that Americans are starting to see Iran as more than "just a bunch of crazy mullahs shouting 'Death to America' all the time."