Sanctions And Embargoes

N. Korea vows to respond to South's deployment of F-35 jets

Jul 11, 2019

North Korea has slammed South Korea for deploying U.S. stealth fighter jets, warning that it will respond by developing unspecified special weapons of its own

SKorean leader denounces Japanese comments over sanctions

Jul 10, 2019

South Korean president has criticized comments by Japanese officials who questioned the credibility of Seoul's sanctions against North Korea while justifying Tokyo's stricter controls on high-tech exports to South Korea

Japan says it won't discuss or retract SKorea export rules

Jul 9, 2019

Japan rebuffs call for negotiations over tightened controls on exports to South Korea

Pompeo sets out to build global coalition against Iran

Jun 24, 2019

Pompeo says he will talk to officials of Persian Gulf nations as well as countries in Asia and Europe as he sets out to build an international coalition against Iran

Trump: Military action against Iran still 'on the table'

Jun 22, 2019

President Donald Trump says he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft

The Latest: Trump says he's in 'no hurry' to strike Iran

Jun 22, 2019

President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out of proportion to the shootdown of an unmanned American surveillance drone

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn

Jun 21, 2019

A U.S. official says the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran, but approval was abruptly withdrawn

Trump says Iran made 'big mistake' by taking down US drone

Jun 20, 2019

President Donald Trump declared Thursday that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone.

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike

Jun 18, 2019

Iran and U.S. are getting closer to a flashpoint as Tehran says it's breaking compliance with nuclear accord and Trump administration orders more troops to Middle East

US gift to China questions enforcement of N. Korea sanctions

Jun 11, 2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan recently presented his Chinese counterpart with a book of photos and satellite images of North Korean ships violating sanctions.