April 22, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

How the U.S.’s North Korea travel ban politicizes humanitarian aid

How the U.S.’s North Korea travel ban politicizes humanitarian aid

The need for State Department approval of aid projects risks undermining NGO independence

How the U.S.’s North Korea travel ban politicizes humanitarian aid
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings September 13, 2017
Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?
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Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?

New measures will have a rippling effect, but implementation remains a challenge

Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger September 13, 2017
U.S. State Department says Chinese crude still flowing to North Korea
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U.S. State Department says Chinese crude still flowing to North Korea

Fact sheet says 4 million barrels cross the border each year

U.S. State Department says Chinese crude still flowing to North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 13, 2017
Several North Korean tankers return to service
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Several North Korean tankers return to service

Though activity still low when compared to recent years

Several North Korean tankers return to service
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 11, 2017
Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions

It may be in the Kremlin's interest to block - or slow - strong new sanctions at the UNSC

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 10, 2017
Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms

Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms

Domestic efforts to liberalize the economy should be encouraged, not punished

Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms
Théo Clément
Théo Clément September 8, 2017
How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions

How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions

The Kremlin has expressed skepticism that more pressure on the DPRK is the answer

How Russia could use its veto power on new UN North Korea sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 6, 2017
As sanctions loom, North Korean freighters return from Chinese bulk ports
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As sanctions loom, North Korean freighters return from Chinese bulk ports

General vessel traffic did not indicate a rush to export designated commodities before the deadline

As sanctions loom, North Korean freighters return from Chinese bulk ports
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 6, 2017
Responding to North Korea’s test: How far will China and Russia go?
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Responding to North Korea’s test: How far will China and Russia go?

Indicators suggest low levels of interest in supporting biting new sanctions

Responding to North Korea’s test: How far will China and Russia go?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 4, 2017
North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?

Experts weigh in on possible military and economic measures, and potential response from North Korea

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 3, 2017