The U.S. president and his coterie of neo-conservatives have no interest in peace if it means conceding hegemonic power to a multi-polar world untethered from the all-mighty dollar, write Medea Benjamin, Marcy Winograd and Wei Yu.
Tag: Economic Sanctions
The Failure of Sanctions
Humberto Márquez says a visible demonstration of sanctions’ ineffectiveness are the imported products sold in hundreds of stores in Caracas and other cities and towns in Venezuela.
Biden’s Punishment of Desperate Afghanistan
As aid groups try to rally donors for a country in dire straits, the U.S. president is blocking reserves and continuing to impose crippling sanctions.
Biden Persists with Failed Venezuela Policy
Ramzy Baroud says it behooves Washington to engage Caracas in civil political conversations, away from threats and sanctions, for two main reasons.
What Biden Wars Will Actually Look Like
Once you get beyond the partisan puppet show, Caitlin Johnstone says you see a single oligarchic empire continuing the same murderous agenda.
ELECTION 2020: Reading Biden’s Signal on Iran
With an eye on a U.S. return to “international agreements and norms” Iranian leaders have cautiously welcomed the Democrat’s victory.
US House Rams Through Nicaragua Regime-Change Bill with Zero Opposition
Ben Norton reports on the passage of a bipartisan bill that further intensifies the U.S. attack on the Ortega government and received no coverage in the English-language corporate media.
What Trump Didn’t Know About Cultural Locations in Iran
Occupying forces are required to protect numerous buildings and sites, says Colonel Ann Wright. Medical facilities are also protected, but economic sanctions are harming and killing citizens by other means.
Militantly Pro-Israel Trump Official is Directing the Economic War on Iran
A Treasury official’s orders have led to FBI interrogations of U.S. citizens who attended a public media conference in Iran, reports Max Blumenthal.
Despite Saudi Crisis, US Increases Threats Against Iran
Though the U.S.-Saudi alliance may have been weakened because of the Khashoggi murder, both countries are still targeting Iran as new US sanctions are announced on Sunday, writes Marjorie Cohn of Truthout.