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Biden’s New Russia Sanctions Reverse the ‘Geneva Spirit’

While there was a lot of optimism surrounding the Biden-Putin summit in Geneva as a big leap towards re-defining US-Russia ties in an era when the US is primarily engaged with China as its leading competitor, the post summit developments have clearly shown that the rivalry between the US and Russia is too deep to […]

Lin Wood Shares Prohibited Video of Sanctions Hearing Against Pro-Trump Lawyers, May Face Further Disciplinary Action

On Telegram, ​it’s said, everything goes. ​But the same isn’t exactly true of a court-hosted hearing via Zoom. That was a lesson learned by Lin Wood Tuesday when a motion was filed to hold him in criminal contempt for posting to Telegram a video of court proceedings ​after the federal judge presiding on the case […]

MPs Call for UK to Tighten Sanctions on Burma

The Government is being urged by MPs to extend sanctions against the military regime in Burma (also known as Myanmar) while pressing for an international arms embargo. The Commons Foreign Affairs Committee said the crisis triggered by the ousting of the country’s civilian leaders in a coup in February called for “swift, coordinated action” by […]

Coons: U.S. Sanctions Partially Created Conditions for Cuba Uprising

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) stated that the oppression of Cuba’s Communist government “has created the conditions, in combination with our sanctions and with COVID, for a popular uprising.” Coons listed examples of countries where “government action is oppressing their people and causing famine, so too is the […]

Andrea Mitchell: Trump’s Sanctions and COVID ‘Cratered’ Cuba’s Economy

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” host Andrea Mitchell said that while she knows why people criticized Cuba’s regime, “COVID has, on top of the Trump sanctions, cratered their economy.” During an interview with Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), Mitchell asked, “I want to ask you about Cuba. Because I know all of the […]

Sanctions On Syria – A Silent Death And Killing Hope

Above Photo: Vanessa Beeley. Sanctions are designed to kill Syrians and to kill hope, post war. Sanctions are very often described, by those enforcing them, as “non-lethal” measures. I would argue that sanctions, when used as a brutal and vindictive component of a neo-colonialist hybrid war strategy, are arguably more devastating than a military war. […]

China’s Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

By Stephen Lendman Source The new measure is all about countering US/Western use of weaponized sanctions to wage war on China by other means. Adopted Thursday by China’s  National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law retaliates against what’s imposed illegally on the country, its entities and individuals. It provides a legal foundation for […]

China’s Wang says U.S. must first lift sanctions before joining JCPOA

TEHRAN – Wang Yi, the Chinese state councilor and foreign minister, said on Friday that the U.S. should first lift all the sanctions it has imposed on Iran in order to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA. Wang made the remarks as negotiations are underway in Vienna to possibly revitalize the agreement, […]

New York Times Admits US Sanctions Are Destroying Venezuela

Above Photo: tomscoffin. The facile right-wing talking point that the economic crisis facing Venezuela “proves” that “socialism always ends in failure” has become so hackneyed by overuse that it has attained its own tongue-in-cheek name. The ad Venezuelum, as it has come to be known, has slowly developed into such a tedious and predictable right-wing tactic […]

Iran ready to ramp up oil output if US lifts sanctions, says official 

Iran is ready to achieve a rapid increase in its oil production if the years-long US sanctions are lifted, a senior oil ministry official announced yesterday. Iran is planning a speedy increase in its oil output, a senior oil ministry official said, as talks continue between Tehran and six major powers to lift US sanctions […]

Russia Bans 9 Prominent Canadians From Its Territory in Sanctions Response

Russia will ban nine prominent Canadian citizens from entering its territory indefinitely, its foreign ministry said on Monday, in a response to Canadian sanctions imposed in March over human rights concerns. Canada on March 24 set new sanctions on nine Russian officials over “gross and systematic violations of human rights in Russia.” Ottawa is particularly […]

With an Eye on China, the US Un-sanctions Nord Stream 2

When the US president Joe Biden recently waived sanctions on the company overseeing the Nord Stream 2 project, it came as a surprise to many. The decision was largely seen as the Biden administration’s way to ‘normalise’ US ties with Germany after their bi-lateral relations having been very consistently torpedoed by the Trump administration. But […]

Biden Defends Lifting Sanctions Against Key Pipeline for Russian Gas

President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his administration’s decision to lift sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline which would carry natural gas from Russia to Germany and Europe. The president said that although he opposed the project from the beginning, the pipeline is now nearly finished. “To go ahead and impose sanctions now would, […]

The Violence And Economic Destruction Caused By US Sanctions In Venezuela

Above Photo: Ciudad Valencia. US economic sanctions against Venezuela are a violent and illegal form of coercion, seeking regime change through collective punishment of the civilian population. The motives are fairly clear from the public statements of US officials. The number of Venezuelans who have died as a result of these sanctions has been estimated […]

EU Leaders Agree On Belarus Sanctions After Plane ‘Hijacking’ To Arrest Journalist

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Monday to impose sanctions against Belarus, including banning its airlines from using the airspace and airports of the 27-nation bloc, amid fury over the forced diversion of a passenger jet to arrest an opposition journalist. In what EU leaders have called a brazen “hijacking” of the Ryanair jetliner […]

Bitcoin mining is helping Iran avoid US sanctions, study shows

A new study has found that Iran now accounts for 4.5 per cent of the world’s bitcoin mining and that the country is using the technology to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in cryptocurrency assets to circumnavigate crippling sanctions imposed by the US and other countries. Washington has subjected Tehran to economic penalties since […]

Biden Admin Waives Sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Company and CEO

The Biden administration has waived sanctions on the company and CEO overseeing the construction of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday, saying that the decision was made in the U.S. national interest. Blinken waived the sanctions despite Congress receiving a report on the pipeline project from the […]

US sanctions Albanian ex-PM Sali Berisha over corruption

The US State Department on Wednesday sanctioned former Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha and his immediate family members, citing “involvement in significant corruption.” “In his official capacity as Prime Minister of Albania in particular, Berisha was involved in corrupt acts, such as misappropriation of public funds and interfering with public processes, including using his power for his […]

US, UK, EU Barbaric Sanctions Are Killing Syrians

The following is a short five minute paper I presented to the Arab International Forum to lift sanctions against Syria which was held on the 6th May 2021:  In order to review the sanctions against Syria, we must see these sadistic, punitive measures in greater context. We must review US UK and EU neocolonialist foreign […]

Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis

May 04th, 2021 By Roger D. Harris2 CommentsFacebookTwitterRedditEmailMore44 CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. The U.S. government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and […]

US, UK, EU barbaric sanctions are killing Syrians — The Wall Will Fall

Posted on May 9, 2021 by Zara Ali [embedded content] Syria has been the stage upon which a world war is being fought and our global power balance is being re-calibrated as a result – a balance which does not comply with US allied unipolarity. Russia, Iran, China and the non-aligned axis would see a […]

US Ready to Lift Many Sanctions but Iran Says It Wants More

Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Abbas Araqchi, attends a meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission in Vienna, Austria, September 1, 2020. Photo: European Commission EbS – EEAS/Handout via REUTERS The United States has expressed its readiness to lift many of its sanctions on Iran at the Vienna nuclear talks but Tehran is demanding more, top Iranian […]

Iran Says US Has Yet To Offer Enough Sanctions Relief

Above photo: Officials from the six countries still party to the nuclear deal held preparatory talks. EPA. A US official said the Iranians have made ‘unrealistic demands’. 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 […]

US says Iran sanctions will only be lifted if nuclear deal conditions met

The White House said Friday that sanctions on Iran will only be lifted if the country comes back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement. There were no further details given on the potential conditions that would need to be met for the easing of sanctions. Spokesperson Jen Psaki said that progress had been made […]

IRAN WILL LEAVE VIENNA AT THE END OF THE MONTH IF BIDEN DOESN’T LIFT ALL SANCTIONS

By Elijah J. Magnier: Iranian and Western delegations returned to their capitals after the third Vienna round, with optimism emanating from the statements of the gathered officials. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi issued positive information about the US lifting sanctions on energy, economic sectors, shipping, freedom of transportation, banks, and on many Iranian personalities. The negotiations […]

Lifting U.S. sanctions won’t solve Iran’s problems

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Iran says 60 percent uranium enrichment is reversible if U.S. revokes sanctions

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Syria faces sanctions from chemical weapons watchdog, rejects attack claims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — The world’s chemical weapons watchdog will decide this week whether to impose unprecedented sanctions on Syria for its alleged use of toxic arms and failure to declare its arsenal. Member states of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will weigh a French proposal to suspend Syria’s “rights […]

US expels Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions for hacking

The US has announced it will expel 10 Russian diplomats and impose sanctions against dozens of people and companies, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies. The sweeping measures announced on Thursday are meant to punish Russia for actions that US officials say cut to […]

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