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The Ongoing Cruelty of ‘Maximum Pressure’
Editor's Сhoice
The Ongoing Cruelty of ‘Maximum Pressure’
November 1, 2019

North Korea is another example of the immorality and inefficacy of sanctions. The sanctions have been effective only in preventing sick and needy people from obtaining humanitarian assistance.

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
October 10, 2019

Apart from their ineffectiveness, the dark side of sanctions is what they do to third parties who get caught up in the conflict.

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
Security
Checkmate? US Partisan Smash-up Sparks Turbocharged Russia-China Alliance
Security
Checkmate? US Partisan Smash-up Sparks Turbocharged Russia-China Alliance
October 9, 2019

Hopefully Moscow and Beijing will continue to be in the position to remind the US that the world was never intended to have just one master.

HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown: Why HSBC Is No ‘Victim Institution’ in the Huawei Case
October 7, 2019

HSBC can be regarded for all intents and purposes as a British entity operating for British interests under the guise of a Chinese bank, Cynthia Chung writes.

HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown: Why HSBC Is No ‘Victim Institution’ in the Huawei Case
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US and EU Gang up to Demonize Iran Over Saudi Airstrikes
Editorial
US and EU Gang up to Demonize Iran Over Saudi Airstrikes
September 27, 2019

The EU statement condemning Iran over the recent airstrikes on Saudi Arabia’s key oil industry sites was a tawdry piece of political cowardice.

The Sickness of American Foreign Policy
September 23, 2019

American foreign policy is a global scam, which destroys millions of people, and creates misery for hundreds of millions, all in the name of ‘defending America’, Eric Zuesse writes.

The Sickness of American Foreign Policy
World
The US Should Not Fight a War for Saudi Oil
Editor's Сhoice
The US Should Not Fight a War for Saudi Oil
September 23, 2019

The overall economic fallout of this episode is likely to be mild. A war with Iran, by contrast, would have brutal economic consequences around the world, not to mention the human carnage.

Human Rights Rhetoric at the UN Is Not Enough to Combat the US Blockade on Cuba
September 22, 2019

In failing to take into consideration the relations between Cuba and Venezuela, the international community is heaping additional constraints on the Cuban people.

Human Rights Rhetoric at the UN Is Not Enough to Combat the US Blockade on Cuba
World
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