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A rare look inside the bizarre US/China ‘sanctions’ regime

As is usual in such cases, the ‘sanctions’ the US has imposed in China are in many ways little more than gloried make-work projects meant to ‘level the…

Why the hell haven’t we ended the Cuba Embargo?

Cuban people are suffering under pointless, ineffective U.S. sanctions. It’s well past time to end this six-decade-old Cold War battle. Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty 14…

US to ‘allow’ Lebanon to import life-saving gas and fuel via Syria

The US says that amending its sanctions against Syria is critical to ‘preventing a total energy collapse in Beirut.’ It is beyond comprehension how a country that demands…

The US tech war on China is proving costly and pointless

Call it by its real name – economic warfare. The US wants to control all of the things they do not actually produce. Photo: A man stands in…

U.S. to ‘Permit’ Some Foreign Investment In Northern Syria Despite Sanctions

The US says it’s a ‘strategy designed to defeat Islamic State through economic stabilization,’ without mentioning the sanctions that created many of those issues. 12 May 2022 |…

Op-Ed: JFK’s economic embargo is still making Cubans go hungry

Sixty years on, the country fighting to ‘save’ Ukraine is still punishing Castro on a daily basis Photo: Cuban Flag 23 March 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper…

How Much World-Oil does the US ‘Control?’

In this discussion, ‘control’ is a loose term, meaning its own oil, and the oil of its sanctioned countries. It controls a lot of oil… But for the…

Is the US organizing a ‘spontaneous,’ colour revolution in Cuba on 15 November 2021?

“The U.S. shares the vision of the Cuban people: democracy, prosperity, and human rights…” 01 November 2021 | Alan Macleod | Mint Press News HAVANA — The United States…

US wants to return to ‘Iran Nuclear Deal’ it suspended

Photo: US President Joe Biden makes his first appearance at UNGA 2021 21 September 2021 | IFP Media Wire U.S. President Joe Biden told the United Nations General…

US: Afghanistan would have to ‘wait months’ before frozen assets are released

‘The gravity of the situation is so immense. Every day that passes is going to result in more suffering and more exodus of people.’ $7 billion of Afghanistan’s…

US denies offering Brazil support for a NATO partnership in return for dumping Huawei 5G

Photo: (Source: China Daily) The US also said they had confidence in Brazil’s ability to carry out free elections. China is one of Brazil’s largest trade partners. 09…

If the US really cared about freedom in Cuba, it would end its punishing sanctions

Photo: ‘Cuba’s critics blame the government for the daily hardships Cubans face, dismissing US sanctions as an excuse.’ The Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel. Photograph: Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters Some have…

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