With sanctions back on Iran, will US dollar hegemony be the first victim? How many civilians will suffer for the Trump Administration's obsession with "regime change" for Iran? Today's Liberty Report was recorded in front of a live audience from the
Update (8:40 am ET): The following countries will receive 'temporary' waivers excusing them from US sanctions on Iranian oil exports. South Korea Taiwan Turkey Greece Japan China India Italy
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin threatened the global financial messaging service SWIFT on Friday that it could be penalized if it doesn't cut off financial services to entities and individuals doing business with Iran.
All sanctions on Iran lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal will be back in force on November 5, the US administration has announced.
"Russia and Venezuela perceive themselves as fighting a common bully in the form of American-led sanctions, so likely more Western pressure will push them further into a united front"
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, said he spoke to President Trump this past weekend, "and I told him that we need to cut off arms to Saudi Arabia."
"If they have the ability and also the audacity to go into another country and kill a journalist, these aren't the kind of people maybe that we want to be selling arms to."
A bipartisan group of senators in the United States are seeking strong sanctions against Venezuela's Petro. The proposed sanctions would extend an executive order from March to prohibit U.S. residents from providing software to the Venezuelan gover
The International Court of Justice, a UN body tasked with settling disputes, has ruled that parts of new US sanctions on Iran are illegal. Specifically, sanctions on humanitarian items, food, and spare parts for civil aviation. Washington has condemn
As Russia is preparing plans to wean its banking system off the dollar, advancing a trend of de-dollarization among the US's largest economic and geopolitical rivals, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of making a "colossal" but "typ
Perhaps it is Donald Trump's business background that leads him to believe that if you inflict enough economic pain on someone they will ultimately surrender and agree to do whatever you want.
EU, UK, Russia, & China Join Together To Dodge US Sanctions On Iran
The stage is set for a major confrontation between the US and EU over Trump's sanctions on Iran.
Two weeks after China - the top importer of Iranian crude oil - defied the White House, disclosing that it would continue importing Iranian oil ignoring US sanctions on Tehran, India, the second biggest buyer of Iranian oil exports, has given permiss
India puts the first major crack in Trump's Iranian sanction play. What's next? Reuters reports India allows state refiners to use Iran tankers, insurance for oil imports.
With these latest moves, American intentions are clear: cut off Iranian oil from the market entirely and reduce Tehran's financial power.
Another day, another angry rant by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan aimed at the US, who on Sunday vowed Ankara would abandon the dollar in transactions with Russia and other countries, accusing the US of behaving like "wild wolves."
Can War Be Avoided and the Planet Saved?
The trade war is a rather strange and bewildering affair if you do not understand the underlying goal behind it.
Germany and France said they're working on financing solutions to sidestep U.S. sanctions against countries such as Iran, including a possible role for central banks.
On August 22 Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that they had arbitrarily removed 652 accounts, groups and pages allegedly linked to Russia and Iran for "coordinated inauthentic behavior," by which we're safe in assuming is meant politica
The Republic of Iran has revealed the details of its national cryptocurrency in response to the United States-led economic sanctions.