Biden Ponders the Sanctions Doomsday Device
Washington has created and tested a powerful toolkit of sanctions—but never applied them at scale.
Biden’s North Korea Policy Needs Rebooting
A series of missile tests make it plain that carrots don’t work without sticks.
‘Don’t Freaking Test Us’: U.S. Sanctions Alleged Intelligence Operatives Undermining Ukraine
It’s part of an effort to shed light on Russia’s orchestrated campaign to destabilize Kyiv—and even take over Ukraine.
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Can the Threat of More U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Save Ukraine?
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The Pointlessness of America’s Syria Sanctions
The United States has given up on trying to topple Bashar al-Assad—but continues to punish the Syrian people.
The Problem With Sanctions
From the White House to Turtle Bay, sanctions have never been more popular. But why are they so hard to make work?
Biden Doesn’t Know What He Thinks About Sanctions
The United States has committed to combatting corruption—but is hesitating to take on Russia.
To End Ethiopia’s War, Biden Needs to Correct Course
A one-sided U.S. approach provided political cover to the TPLF insurgency. Washington now has an opportunity to create the conditions for peace.
Iran Can’t Afford to Delay a Deal
There should be little doubt in Tehran about the urgent necessity of restoring the nuclear agreement.
The West Must Deter Russia or Accept Defeat
Putin hasn’t set his sights on just Ukraine. Further destabilization of Georgia is next on his agenda.
Kicking Russia Off of SWIFT Might Not Be the Nuclear Option
But additional economic sanctions under study could be more devastating to Moscow than the last ones were.
Biden Must Choose Between Appeasement and Deterrence in Ukraine
Russia’s threat on the Ukrainian border is not a bluff, but forceful U.S. financial sanctions could stop Putin from another land grab.
Ones and Tooze Podcast: How Sanctions Work (and Why They Often Don’t)
Iran has lived with them for years but remains defiant on the nuclear issue.
Biden Aims to Quash Nord Stream 2 Sanctions in Defense Bill
The move comes amid a European energy crunch and Russian troops massing on the border with Ukraine.
The Threat of War Is the Only Way to Achieve Peace With Iran
Tehran no longer takes Washington seriously. To revive the nuclear deal, the threat of military escalation needs to be on the table.
Future of Money – Cryptocurrency Database
Regulatory frameworks and approaches analyzed in Part II of this Power Map series have been collected in FPA’s Cryptocurrency Database, a navigable tool developed exclusively for FP Insider.
Iran Turns East
Conservative President Ebrahim Raisi, deeply distrustful of the West, looks to deepen ties with China and Russia.
Sunset for U.N. Sanctions?
How the world came to depend on U.N. punitive measures and why the enforcement system is under threat—the first in a series by FP’s Colum Lynch.
Future of Money – Part 3
A comprehensive picture of the forces and actors that are critical to understanding and navigating the future financial system.