Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicUS Sanctions

Topic: US Sanctions

‘Correct mistake’: China tells US to take responsibility for Iran nuclear deal

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing firmly opposes the 'illegal unilateral sanction' and withstand the 'gross interference' in Iran's internal affairs by the US.

North Korea fires suspected missiles after new threat at US

Latest missile launch could be the 3rd possible rocket-volley test in less than 10 days. Earlier today, North Korea had warned US over new sanctions imposed by the Biden administration.

North Korea vows stronger response to US sanctions over hypersonic missile tests

The heightened tensions between the US and North Korea come after Pyongyang tested two missiles in less than a week.

Dhaka summons envoy after US imposes sanctions on paramilitary RAB, citing rights abuses

The US Friday sanctioned seven former and current senior officials of Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), including national police chief Benazir Ahmed.

US must not be too hard on India over Modi-Putin summit. For its own good

US needs to realise that an India that can push back against China is worth more to American designs for Asia than a few S-400 missiles.

If ‘sanction Pakistan’ is difficult to achieve, UN can go for the Army and Taliban

UN may be a quarrelsome talk shop, but it has a lot of power. The trouble is, sanction is all about politics.

New China-Iran pact brings a headache for India. It’s not just another international deal

China's $400 billion deal with Iran comes at a time when the US is showing little signs of lifting the sanctions imposed on Iran. This is not good news for India.

US sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian S-400 missile system

The sanctions bar defence procurement agency SSB from receiving loans from international financial institutions and agencies including the US Export-Import Bank.

Trump set record sanctions use that Biden is likely to maintain

One challenge Biden will face is that US sanctions have become so complicated that they’re more difficult to enforce or manage without risking serious blowback on the economy.

Iran votes to end international inspections of atomic sites if US doesn’t lift sanctions

Iran legislators gave US a month from the law’s ratification to comply with their demands to remove penalties for dealing with Iran’s oil and banking industries.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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