Economy Feb 12

U.S. gives Iraq sanctions waiver for vital Iranian gas imports

The U.S. had expressed willingness to extend the waiver, which was due to expire this week, officials told The Associated Press, on the condition that Iraq provide a timeline detailing a plan to wean itself off of Iranian gas dependence.

Politics Aug 18

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as officials insist the penalties are achieving their aims.