Biden Is Reviewing US Policy In North Korea

By Simone Chun, Truthout. -

Since 2018, hundreds of new sanctions targeting the civilian economy have been imposed on the people of North Korea. In 2018 alone, new and existing sanctions caused almost 4,000 preventable [...]

Iran Says US Has Yet To Offer Enough Sanctions Relief

By Dave DeCamp, AntiWar.com. -

The fourth round of talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal kicked off in Vienna on Friday. Iran’s top negotiator said he believes the US is “serious” about returning to the agreement but [...]

World Police: Washington Seeks To Imprison Foreign Businesspeople

By Stansfield Smith, The Grayzone. -

The United States uses economic sanctions as a weapon against states that choose a development path independent of US global domination. Sanctions can take the form of blocking a nation’s [...]

Government Report Documents US Responsibility For Venezuela’s Humanitarian Dilemma

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

The US government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and corruption of the Venezuelan government headed by Nicolás Maduro. The Venezuelan government faults the US and its allies for imposing [...]

RENACER Act: US Congress To Expand Nicaragua Sanctions

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution is being targeted with a new sanctions bill as retaliation for triumphing over Washington’s domination attempts and as President Daniel Ortega is anticipated to [...]

Why Biden’s New Russian Sanctions Are Shortsighted

By Anatol Lieven, Responsible Statecraft. -

The Biden administration’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan is a wise and morally courageous one. It refuses to inherit and continue a disastrous American tradition in foreign [...]

For JCPOA Re-entry, Biden Must Tear Down This Sanctions Wall

By Tyler Cullis and Trita Parsi, Responsible Statecraft. -

It was clear from the outset: Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal was not a matter of nuclear technicalities or diplomatic savvy. It was and remains primarily a matter of political will and [...]

Denis Halliday: A Voice Of Reason In An Insane World

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

Denis Halliday is an exceptional figure in the world of diplomacy. In 1998, after a 34-year career with the United Nations—including as an Assistant Secretary-General and the UN Humanitarian [...]

The Capitol Raid And Pandemic Can Help Us Empathize With Venezuelans

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

The January 6th raid on the Capitol and the pandemic that has upended the lives of every American seemingly have nothing to do with Venezuela. But the effects they had on U.S. political and [...]

‘Progressives’ In The US Are Openly Supporting Biden’s War On Syria

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Biden administration is doubling down on aggression toward Syria and a small group of progressives is openly supporting US intervention. Clearing the FOG speaks with Max Blumenthal of The [...]

US Sanctions Are Killing Innocent Syrians

By Hasan Ismaik, Foreign Policy. -

A friend of mine was found dead in his bed this past winter because he had no heating. Why? Because U.S. sanctions are hurting ordinary people rather than Bashar al-Assad’s government; there is [...]

New Developments In Alex Saab Case

By Jose Manuel Blanco Diaz (Red Radio VE), Orinoco Tribune. -

The plot around the kidnapping of the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab in Cape Verde peaks, intensifies and continues to be a trending topic on Twitter, while the United States government [...]

US To Remove Sanctions From ICC Chief Prosecutor

By Quds News Network. -

The Biden administration will remove in the coming days sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on officials at the International Criminal Court, according to a report issued on Wednesday [...]

China-Iran Deal Aims To Expand ‘Common Interests In A Win-Win Manner’

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has presented "some points" of a landmark cooperation deal that was recently concluded between Beijing and Tehran. In a message posted on his [...]

Two Ambassadors To Syria With Wildly Different Analyses

By Rick Sterling, Popular Resistance. -

In the past few months, Grayzone journalist Aaron Mate has interviewed two former ambassadors to Syria: former UK Ambassador Peter Ford and former U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Ford.   The two [...]

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