1. RNG

    Iran sues the US over sanctions

    The only print that has this so far is the NYT and their paywall is so strong I can't even get the URL of the story. I got it on twitter and CNBC has a video with highlights. Apparently the reneging on the nuke deal will be...
  2. RNG

    State Department Working to Kill Sanctions on Terrorist ...

    State Department Working to Kill Sanctions on Terrorist Use of Human Shields Pompeo who I don't think has the nards to do something without the Republican President's blessing is is having his department mount an attempt to quash a bipartisan bill that would sanction terrorist groups that use...
  3. Z

    Reality Check: Why Did Trump Abandon the Iran Nuclear Deal?

    “President Trump announced Tuesday that the U.S. will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. It is a campaign promise that he made repeatedly during the election. Trump has said the Iran deal is the worst of all time, and instead of staying in it he’s going to impose new sanctions against Iran...
  4. imaginethat

    US Hits Russian Oligarchs, Officials, With Sanctions Over Election Interference

    Wow. It appears to me that a US-Saudi Arabia-Israel alliance is strengthening in opposition to a Russia-Iran-Syria alliance. The Bible prophesies a big battle in the region. Things are shaping up. Here, from SecTreas Mnuchin: "The Russian government engages in a range of malign activity...
  5. imaginethat

    Trump unveils new sanctions against Russia

    Trump got the midnight phone call from Putin. "Dude, you can't French kiss my ass all the time. People are starting to talk." Bunches more: Trump unveils new sanctions against Russia | TheHill
  6. reedak

    North Korea wriggled out of sanctions in 2017

    1. The following are excerpts from Colum Lynch's September 7, 2017 article headlined U.N. Report: Sanctions Aren?t Stopping North Korea?s Nuclear Program ? Foreign Policy (Begin excerpts) Even as the United States spearheads efforts to strangle North Korea’s economy, Pyongyang is proving adept...
  7. skews13

    Today Is The Final Deadline For Trump To Impose Sanctions On Russia

    In July, Congress passed legislation that imposed new sanctions on Russia as a result of their obvious, revealed interference in the 2016 election. Trump first tried to block the bill, then he reluctantly signed the legislation in August after attaching both a note of protest and an angry tweet...
  8. reedak

    China and Russia deny breaching UN sanctions

    1. American reconnaissance satellites have reportedly spotted Chinese ships suspected of selling oil to North Korean vessels about 30 times since October. China has apparently been secretly selling oil to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions and its own promises to drastically curb trade...
  9. Cemal

    There will be no sanctions against Poland, Sigmar Gabriel to leave

    The article has been translated from German. Originally published here. Dissonance that characterizes the EU has no end. And this is due to not only migration crisis, but also ambitions of Germany as this country strives to play the largest role in Europe. Relations between Germany and...
  10. T

    Breitbart: Ukraine involved into drafting US sanctions against Russia?

    Just a while ago the Congress passed and President Trump signed a new package of sanctions against Russia. Both the Democrats and Republicans took part in developing the new restrictive measures. The Congress unanimously supported the bill and Trump approved it with his signature. It is a...
  11. R

    Ukraine accuses EU of violating principles of European solidarity

    On her Facebook page, First Deputy Chairwoman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Herashchenko strictly criticized the position of European countries who had expressed their concerns about new anti-Russian sanctions that the US Senate voted in favor of on June 14. Translation. The...
  12. skews13

    Senate Votes Overwhelmingly 97-2 on Russia Sanctions

    The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan package of new Russia sanctions that also lets Congress block President Donald Trump from easing or ending penalties against Moscow, the year's most significant GOP-imposed restriction on the White House. The 97-2 vote on the Russia...
  13. imaginethat

    U.S. wants more U.N. sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear arms, warns time is short

    Wait, didn't we hear almost the same script in 2002? And, what does South Korea think about war on the peninsula? I sure am glad we have Trump rather than Hillary "WWIII" Clinton at the helm. If SK is willing to take the risk of Seoul being in the immediate crosshairs of any military...
  14. excalibur

    Dem Super-Lobbyist Podesta Got $170K to End US Sanctions On Russian Bank

    Dem Super-Lobbyist Podesta Got $170K to End US Sanctions On Russian Bank Lobbyist Podesta Got $170K To End US Sanctions On Russia | The Daily Caller 
  15. GhostRider

    Flynn can't recall talking about sanctions with Russians.

    Nine People Say Mike Flynn Lied About His Phone Calls With the Russian Ambassador | Mother Jones Flynn says he can't recall but maybe he did mention something. That is right wing speak for I got caught lying but will not admit to anything.
  16. imaginethat

    Report: Trump open to lifting Russian sanctions if 'we get along'

    Let's just call Ukraine the Sudetenland. Report: Trump open to lifting Russian sanctions if 'we get along' President-elect Donald Trump expressed a willingness Friday to lift sanctions on Russia if it assists the U.S. in other efforts such as counterterrorism. Trump told the Wall Street...
  17. Toto2

    Rouhani Urges Obama to Block Iran Sanctions Law Extension

    Iran urged Barack Obama to block a law that would extend the U.S. president’s authority to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic, calling it a violation of the Iranian nuclear deal. On Thursday, the Senate voted 99-0 to extend the Iran Sanctions Act, which authorizes a president to prevent...
  18. RNG

    Some how, dropping sanctions makes good things happen

    Cuba legalises small and medium private businesses - BBC News Hell, combine this with some of the best medical care and education in the world, especially considering the monies available, and things are looking good. That must really burn the pale, male, stale contingent.
  19. imaginethat

    U.N. imposes harsh new sanctions on North Korea drafted by U.S., China

    A US-China agreement on North Korea? Almost unbelievable. More: U.N. imposes harsh new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program | Reuters
  20. RNG

    Limited Sanctions Over Iranian Missile Test

    Obama isn't exactly milquetoast. Iran: US imposes new sanctions over missile test - BBC News Iran condemns new US sanctions over missile test - BBC News