Sanctions And Embargoes

Pence's mission to Turkey could be his most significant yet

Oct 16, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence is leaving for Turkey on arguably his most significant mission yet

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Oct 14, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade

NKorea welcomes Trump's call for 'new method' in talks

Sep 20, 2019

North Korea has praised President Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified "new method" in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang

US sanctions Lebanese bank for helping Iran-backed Hezbollah

Aug 29, 2019

The Treasury Department is targeting a Lebanese financial institution the Trump administration calls the "bank of choice" of Hezbollah, Iran's proxy in Lebanon

N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

Aug 24, 2019

North Korea has fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast for the seventh time in a month, after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

Aug 19, 2019

The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever

North Korea fires weapons again in possible pressure tactic

Aug 2, 2019

South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to short-range ballistic missiles twice into the sea in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week; increased activity seen as pressure tactic

Seoul: North Korea launches 2 short-range ballistic missiles

Jul 31, 2019

South Korea's military says North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles in its second weapons test in less than a week

N. Korea says missile test was warning to South 'warmongers'

Jul 26, 2019

North Korea says its test of a new missile the previous day were meant as a "solemn warning" over South Korea's weapons development and its joint military drills with the United States

North Korea fires new type of short-range ballistic missiles

Jul 25, 2019

North Korea fired a new type of short-range ballistic missile into the sea in its first weapons launches in more than two months