Tag: sanctions

Regime Change Reality Checks: Lessons from Hanoi, Caracas, and Beyond

Maximilian C. Forte , March 8th, 2019


Lessons from Hanoi: North Korea and the US The first Kim-Trump Summit, which took place in Singapore a mere eight months ago, seemed so hopeful—a real breakthrough, a…


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A War for Oil: The US Economic War on Venezuela

Maximilian C. Forte , February 12th, 2019


A Bridge Too Far {click to enlarge} It resembled something from a post-apocalyptic setting in a movie: images of the blocked highway bridge linking Colombia to Venezuela, silent…


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Which Door Has Opened? Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump, and the Singapore Summit

Maximilian C. Forte , June 18th, 2018


Both leaders arrived in Singapore, with significant excitement greeting them. Trump, arriving from a bitter G7 meeting, after which he attacked Justin Trudeau personally, flew into Singapore on…


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Jeremy Morris: Cheesed off, but not because of sanctions: Russians adapt to immiseration as global capital increases its grip

Focaal Web Editor , November 16th, 2017


With the constant, confusing, and often misinformed media noise around Russia, you would be forgiven for believing a number of unhelpfully distorting half-truths: that Russia has been a…


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