In our assessment, targeted sanctions on Iran are more likely to have an impact than is designating the IRGC as a terrorist entity.
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The Justice Department unsealed an indictment charging Russian oligarch Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska,and two associates with conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions imposed on Deripaska and one of his business entities.
Sanctions are sometimes perceived as blunt tools with delayed effects. In the world of online influence, they can have precise and immediate effects, hitting malign actors and operations at their core.
What does it mean when individuals and groups are included in U.N. terrorism reports but don't make the cut for sanctions?
Negotiations between the U.S. and Iran over the mutual return of the two countries to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action are currently deadlocked. This post provides an overview of U.S. sanctions against Iran and explains those sanctions currently at issue in stalled talks.
A response to Paul Stephan and some thoughts about the ongoing debate.
Russia’s relatively weaker position within the global financial system has limited Putin’s punitive options in response to Western economic and financial sanctions. Cyberspace offers attractive alternative options for hackers and security planners in Moscow.
While China’s CIPS would not help Russia evade the full brunt of U.S. and allied sanctions, the U.S. should keep a watchful eye on CIPS because it is a crucial piece in China’s broader ambition in international finance.
The relationship between foreign sovereign immunity and sanctions against central banks is important but often mischaracterized.