sanctions

President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing new economic sanctions on Iran and its leaders, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The measure comes after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over the Persian Gulf.
But it's Congress that must take action, acting ethics head David Apol said.
The president is "refusing to protect the U.S. from Russian attacks."
The U.S. is considering sanctions against Myanmar as the Rohingya humanitarian crisis intensifies.
The administration's approach to sanctioning the South American country will strike its citizens more than its leadership.
Russia and America’s diplomatic tit-for-tat continues, as U.S. orders Russian diplomats to leave the country, in a move that will close Moscow’s consulate in San Francisco.
No new sanctions were announced, though.
"I greatly appreciate the fact that we’ve been able to cut our payroll."
Hundreds of staff have been ordered to leave American diplomatic missions in Russia, as relations between the U.S. and Moscow reach a new low.
There is a categorical targeting of Iran as the main, most active source of political instability in the Middle East.
The penalties are a response to Pyongyang’s "unlawful nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs.”
North Korea has also launched numerous missile tests to demonstrate that it can deliver a nuclear warhead as far as Hawaii
Instead of focusing on Michael Flynn or if he lied to Mike Pence or Donald Trump, shouldn't we be asking Donald Trump if he told his National Security Advisor appointee to speak to or reassure the Russians about President Obama's sanctions?
It's "very dependent on how the Russians respond," the vice president says.
In response to Iran testing their ballistic missile system the Trump administration added sanctions to 25 individuals and entities.
In response to Iran testing their ballistic missile system the Trump administration added sanctions to 25 individuals and entities.