Does the President Know or Understand His Administration’s Iran Strategy?
Senator Talent’s piece is excellent and right in many respects, but it’s a piece for a different administration and a different president.
New economic figures put Cerro Gordo County in top 20 in Iowa
In recently published numbers from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Cerro Gordo County ranked 16th out of Iowa's 99 counties for real gross domestic product.
New economic plan for Puerto Rico promises ‘a cruel ordeal through austerity’
“The people of Puerto Rico need and deserve plentiful good jobs, a dynamic and prosperous economy, affordable and reliable electricity, and an efficient and responsive public sector.” T…
N. Korea's top diplomat visits Iran hours after U.S. sanctions kick in
Iran and North Korea have maintained relations for decades. Tehran has previously warned Kim Jong Un's government not to trust the Trump administration.
U.S. Is About To Reinstate Iran Sanctions. Here's What That Means
Come Monday, the Trump administration plans to restore the full measure of sanctions that were lifted with the Iran nuclear deal. You probably have questions about the situation. We have answers.
How global risks will test the new administration
Donald Trump assumes the presidency of the United States amid an era of global disorder unseen in decades. New challenges to former American preeminence in Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim are boldly ventured by Russia, Iran and China with near impunity.
No UN breakthrough: Iran rules out talks as US intensifies sanctions
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) -- Iran's president on Wednesday closed the door on meeting Donald Trump despite last-minute European efforts to ease tensions as the United States again ramped up punishing sanctions.French President Emmanuel Macron had shuttled between his US and Iranian counterparts over two days at the United Nations, trying to arrange a historic encounter that he hoped could reduce the risk of all-out war in...
World briefs: U.S. eases effects of sanctions on Iran's elite guard force
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U.S. prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn
The swift reversal was a stark reminder of the serious risk of military conflict between U.S. and Iranian forces as the Trump administration combines a “maximum pressure” campaign of economic sanctions with a buildup of American forces in the region.
US eases effects of sanctions on Iran's elite guard force
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday granted important exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard, watering down the effects of the measures while also eliminating an aspect that would have complicated U.S. foreign policy efforts Foreign governments and businesses that have dealings with the Revolutionary Guard and its affiliates will not be subject to a ban on U.S. travel under waivers outlined by…
NEW YORK (AP) - The Trump administration's decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil is raising concerns about global crude supply and sending oil prices to their highest levels since October Industry experts said Monday that the sanctions could potentially remove up to 1.2 million barrels of oil per day from international markets. But that number will likely be lower, depending on how…
How Iran is feeling the bite of US sanctions
The question on everyone's mind remains: What happens now?
Netanyahu on Latest US Sanctions: ‘Iran Must be Blocked’
The US Department of Treasury announced sanctions against 14 individuals and 17 entities who are connected with Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has provided support to Iranian entities connected to Iran's nuclear weapons effort.
Iran’s bitcoin interest should have the world concerned
The Associated Press reported last week that there is a boom in bitcoin use — in Iran. “Some observers have warned that cryptocurrencies could be used to bypass the Trump administration’s sanctions…
Iran must not be plunged again into the nightmare of conflict
US-imposed economic sanctions and internal corruption already taking a heavy toll
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Why tariff war threatens Beijing's global economic ambitions
BEIJING — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology.
How the Works Progress Administration played a critical role in WNYC’s history
The New York station may not have survived the Great Depression without help from the federal government.
Inside Iran: What life's really like
As diplomacy with the U.S. takes shape, CNN's Jim Scuitto reports on how economic sanctions affect the people of Iran.
PM says inter-Korean economic cooperation should be made under sanctions framework
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said Wednesday inter-Korean economic cooperation should be pursued in a way that does not hamper international sanctions.(Yonhap)Lee also expressed hope that cross-border economic exchanges could induce North Korea to give up its nuclear program."Under the current sanctions regime, it is possible to seek exchanges in such areas as culture, academia and sports. So there is a need to focus on...