Venezuela: Biden Should Live Up To His Promise Of Mutual Respect

By Susan Grey, Labour Outlook. -

As Joe Biden takes over the US presidency there is much speculation over how much his Latin America policy will differ from that of Donald Trump. Whilst Trump’s sanctions on Venezuela have [...]

Modern Piracy And US Sanctions

By Orinoco Tribune. -

Washington announced in August that it had confiscated 1.1 million barrels of gasoline from four tankers en route between the two countries, which are both under illegal US sanctions. “We [...]

China Leads Call In UN For US To End ‘Coercive’ Sanctions

By David DeCamp, Antiwar.com. -

New York - China, Russia, and 24 other countries called for an end to unilateral sanctions by the US and other Western countries on Monday. Chinese envoy Zhang Jun read a statement at the UN that [...]

EU And France Call On US To Reverse ‘Unacceptable’ Sanctions Against ICC’s War Crimes Investigators

US sanctions against two International Criminal Court officials are “unacceptable and unprecedented” and should be reversed, said the EU’s top diplomat, while the French foreign minister called [...]

UAE, Oman And UK Tell Court US Seized Their Oil

By Haik Gugarats, Argus Media. -

Shippers based in the UAE, Oman and the UK told a US court today they hold title to the cargoes seized by the US aboard four tankers that allegedly were transporting petroleum products from Iran [...]

Venezuelan Businessman Arrested And Tortured At US Direction

The businessman Álex Saab has said through a letter that he is being tortured daily by agents paid by the United States to make false statements against the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, [...]

US Punishes ICC For Investigating Potential War Crimes

By Susan M. Akram, The Conversation. -

The Trump administration has sought to weaken or abandon various international agencies since 2016. Now it’s taking aim at the International Criminal Court, a global tribunal that investigates [...]

US Government Seizes Websites Allegedly Involved In Iran-Venezuela Oil Deal

By Al Monitor. -

The US government announced today that it had seized three websites used by Iran to facilitate oil deals with Venezuela. The decision follows the US interception of Iranian oil tankers bound for [...]

US Sanctions Russian Institute That Developed COVID-19 Vaccine

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Russia won the race to develop the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. The United States has responded by slapping sanctions on a Russian research facility involved in creating [...]

US Sanctions Are Starving Syria

By Aaron Maté , The Grayzone Project. -

In June, the US imposed its harshest sanctions on Syria to date, prompting the World Food Programme to warn of “mass starvation or another mass exodus.” The US sanctions law known as the Caesar [...]

Iran-China Pact Turbocharges The New Silk Roads

By Pepe Escobar, Information Clearinghouse. -

Two of the US’s top ‘strategic threats’ are getting closer and closer within the scope of the New Silk Roads — the leading 21st century project of economic integration across Eurasia. The Deep [...]

A Russian Firewall For Venezuela Against US Sanctions

By M. K. Bhadrakumar, India Punchline. -

An unnamed company owned entirely by the Kremlin will be buying the Rosneft subsidiary and its oil services and trading operations in Venezuela. The deal between Rosneft (headed by Igor Sechin) [...]

The Decade of Transformation: Remaking International Relations

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The coronavirus pandemic is magnifying the cruelty of US foreign policy. The economic collapse is showing the failure of neoliberalism and how the empire-economy is not working for the people of [...]

G77, China Urge End To Unilateral Sanctions

By Press TV. -

In a statement released on Friday, the coalition of developing nations warned that unilateral sanctions adversely affect the capacity of the targeted countries to deal with the highly contagious [...]

Elliott Abrams Disrupted Over ‘Maximum Pressure March’ Campaign Against Venezuela

By CODEPINK, Popular Resistance. -

Members of CODEPINK interrupted a speech by Elliott Abrams hosted by The Alexander Hamilton Society at SAIS, the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in D.C. [...]

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