Trump picks coercion over diplomacy, but does it work?

The Trump administration’s aggressive use of economic sanctions reflect “a brand new reality that has never been seen in modern times,” according to Liz Rosenberg, a former senior adviser at the Treasury Department. “President Trump has completely conflated economic sanctions and commercial policy,” said Gary Haufbauer, another former Treasury Department official. “I don’t see that … Read more

State Department blacklist grows

BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS November 15, 2018 Below is the U.S. Department of State’s list of entities and subentities under the control of, or acting for or on behalf of, the Cuban military, intelligence, or security services or personnel with which direct financial transactions would disproportionately benefit such services or personnel at the … Read more