Sanctions And Embargoes

Trump says he's bucking Treasury, reversing NKorea sanctions

Mar 23, 2019

Trump says he's reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea

US hits Iran with new sanctions while Pompeo visits Lebanon

Mar 22, 2019

The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is denouncing Iran's growing influence on a visit to Lebanon.

US hits 31 Iranian nuclear scientists, others, with new sanctions as Pompeo decries Iranian influence on trip to Lebanon

Mar 22, 2019

US hits 31 Iranian nuclear scientists, others, with new sanctions as Pompeo decries Iranian influence on trip to Lebanon

China to investigate firms sanctioned by US over North Korea

Mar 22, 2019

China says it will look into charges against two Chinese firms sanctioned by the U.S. for suspected violations of sanctions against North Korea

North Korea, seeking food aid, links sanctions to shortages

Mar 22, 2019

While North Korean factories are churning out better and fancier foods and drinks, officials say the country could be on the verge of a major food shortage

NKorean official: Kim rethinking US talks, launch moratorium

Mar 15, 2019

Senior North Korean official says US threw away opportunity at summit between Trump and Kim, who may soon decide whether to maintain moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests

Moon's office angrily reacts to Pyongyang 'spokesman' claim

Mar 12, 2019

The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has responded sharply to comments by a conservative lawmaker who accused him of acting as the "top spokesman" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

US envoy: NKorea denuclearization must not be incremental

Mar 11, 2019

The State Department's special envoy for North Korea says the Trump administration is sticking with its position that ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons will not be done incrementally

US expands list of Cuban entities under sanctions

Mar 11, 2019

The Trump administration is adding five sub-entities owned by the Cuban military to a list of operations under U.S. sanctions

Analysts: Normal operations restored at NKorean launch site

Mar 8, 2019

U.S. analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it partially dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps