Support The UN Resolution Against Unilateral Coercive Measures

For decades the U.S. government and its European allies have been illegally using unilateral economic sanctions (“Unilateral Coercive Measures”) as a weapon of war and mass destruction to topple [...]

Nearly 4,000 Civilian Deaths In North Korea Tied To Sanctions

BY Zack Budryk, TheHill.com -

Sanctions against North Korea contributed to more than 4,000 civilian deaths last year due to a lack of access to humanitarian assistance, according to a new report from an international [...]

Hands Off Iran

By The US Peace Council. -

Deeply concerned and distressed, we raise our voices against the increasing tensions in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, and express our opposition to war against Iran and the extensive [...]

The Latest On The Diplomatic War Against Venezuela

By Leonardo Flores, Commondreams.org   -

According to conventional wisdom, the Trump administration, as well as its regional allies in the Lima Group and the Venezuelan opposition, were set to intensify the diplomatic war on the [...]

‘You Are Lying’: Why I Confronted Trump’s Destructive Architect Of Sanctions Against Iran

By Jodie Evans, Independent Media Institute -

Last week I exposed the architect of the U.S.’s deadly ‘maximum pressure’ sanctions policy, Sigal Mandelker, in front of the United Against a Nuclear Iran conference in New York City. The maximum [...]

US Does Not Let Iranian Foreign Minister Visit Iranian Ambassador In NYC Hospital

By Humeyra Pamuk and Michelle Nichols, Reuters. -

United Nations - The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Iran’s United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated [...]

Washington Gives Guaido $52M In Funding, Slaps Venezuela With New Sanctions

By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis.com -

Caracas, September 25, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Self-proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaido and the Venezuelan opposition have been given US $52 million by the Trump administration. [...]

US Caused $4.5 Billion In Losses To Cuba Over The Last Year

By Staff, Telesur -

The U.S. economic blockade has caused over US$ 138.8 billion in losses to Cuba since the 1960s. Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Friday presented a report on the impact caused by the [...]

Iran To Avoid US Sanctions By Bypassing SWIFT, Ditching Dollar In Trade Transactions

By Tim Korso, Sputniknews.com -

The international SWIFT network banned Iranian banks from its system soon after the US imposed sanctions against the country in November 2018. The ban was preceded by Washington's threats to slap [...]

Open Letter to Congress: Why the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 Must Be Opposed

By K.J.Noh, Kevin Zeese, and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

This Open Letter urges Members of Congress to oppose HR 3289, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, which was referred to the Committee on Foreign affairs on June 13th, 2019.  The [...]

Challenging Times For Citizen To Citizen Diplomacy In Russia

By Ann Wright, World Beyond War. -

Whenever you go to one of the countries the U.S. considers its “enemy,” you can be sure to get a lot of flak.  This year I have been to Iran, Cuba, Nicaragua, and Russia, four of the many [...]

US Sanctions Are Designed To Kill

By Kevin Cashman and Cavan Kharrazian, Jacobinmag.com -

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif recently visited the Group of Seven (G7) at the invitation of French president Emmanuel Macron, in what was seen as an overture to the Trump [...]

World Watching The Fate Of Iranian Tanker

By Vijay Prashad, Asiatimes.com -

At 11:30pm on Sunday, August 18, the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya-1 left the shores of Gibraltar at the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea. This ship had been detained about six weeks previous by [...]

Punishing The World With Sanctions

By Philip Giraldi, Strategic-culture.org -

Sanctions are economic warfare, pure and simple. As an alternative to a direct military attack on a country that is deemed to be misbehaving they are certainly preferable, but no one should be [...]

China Ignores New US Sanctions And Increases Support For Venezuelan Oil

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

Mérida – The Venezuelan government has announced the expansion of Chinese investment in the country’s oil industry, with the aim of increasing production by 120,000 barrels per day. The [...]