Shadow Government

Don’t Give Iran Cash

The Obama administration should not have risked inadvertently funding Iran's support for terrorism.


Obama to Lift Myanmar Sanctions, Including Those on Dirty Jade, Sooner Than Human Rights Organizations Wanted

Some experts fear that the decision will hurt America's ability to influence Myanmar's most troubled sectors.

The Cable

U.S. Treasury Hits Russia With More Sanctions Over Ukraine

The new penalties come as Russian troops conduct military drills on the border with Ukraine.

The Cable

The U.S. Slaps Joseph Kony’s Kids With New Financial Sanctions

The infamous LRA warlord and his sons still have not been caught.

Shadow Government

Keep Up the Pressure on Iran

One year into the life of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the best hopes and worst fears of the deal's advocates and critics have failed to materialize.


This Is Not the Time to Ease Up on Burma

Southeast Asia’s newest democracy has made a lot of progress, but some sanctions should stay.

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