sanctions
Nov 2017

Trump: Yes, North Korea is a terror-supporting state

Ed Morrissey Nov 20, 2017 8:01 PM

“Should have happened years ago.”

Maduro to investors: Who’s up for a bailout?

Ed Morrissey Nov 03, 2017 2:41 PM

Decrees.

Sep 2017

Trump: We’re adding to sanctions on North Korea

Ed Morrissey Sep 21, 2017 12:01 PM

North Korea: Think of the children!

“So what he’s trying to do is put it on us, but we have to keep it on him.”

About time, but more is needed

Blink?

China: Sure, let’s ramp up the sanctions on Kim

Ed Morrissey Sep 07, 2017 10:01 AM

More fireworks this weekend?

Aug 2017

China: Don’t sanction our friends in Venezuela

Jazz Shaw Aug 28, 2017 8:41 PM

Mr. Maduro has some friends after all

“We will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles.”

US “does not, and will not” accept Crimea seizure.

Iran: We could ramp up our nuke program “in hours”

Ed Morrissey Aug 15, 2017 8:41 AM

Briar patch squared.

The more things change, the more they stay the same

“We want to reduce our payroll.”

Strategic patience?

“Turning point”?

“New steps are to come, and they will ultimately aim to remove him from power.”

“Congress included a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions.”

Pence to Georgia: Let’s get you into NATO

Ed Morrissey Aug 01, 2017 5:31 PM

Signals.

Jul 2017

Nobody appears to have an answer on Russia

Jazz Shaw Jul 31, 2017 2:31 PM

At least not an answer that works

Gone but not forgotten?

“We support where the legislation is now.”

“The White House will not be getting what it wants.”

Donald Trump just put Venezuela on notice

Jazz Shaw Jul 18, 2017 2:01 PM

Smack down

Aesthetics and optics.

Third time’s the charm?

Hmmm: House taking action on Russia sanctions?

Ed Morrissey Jul 12, 2017 8:41 PM

“I’m a Russia hawk.”

So whose job is it, then?

“Everyone is trying to convert wishful thinking into hard evidence.”

China: Don’t sanction us over North Korea

Ed Morrissey Jul 06, 2017 10:41 AM

Trump: “Severe” consequences coming for Pyongyang.

Jun 2017

Hmm: China’s national oil firm cuts off North Korea

Ed Morrissey Jun 28, 2017 8:41 AM

Credit where creditor’s due?

To Russia with tough love, new Senate sanctions

Andrew Malcolm Jun 13, 2017 8:41 AM

He can see more sanctions from his front porch.

Sanctions on Venezuela? Not so fast

Jazz Shaw Jun 05, 2017 4:31 PM

That’s not always the answer

May 2017

“To state the obvious, you don’t want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians.”

“…ask U.S. intelligence to report on the involvement of Venezuelan government officials in corruption”

Apr 2017

“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”

Mar 2017

“They wanted to underline impunity, that they can act with impunity.”

Plus: How Kim keeps dodging sanctions.

Feb 2017

Hitting them in the wallet, which is the only way they will notice

Narratives.