Tag Archives: US foreign politics

US to enforce sanctions against Iran

The U.S. will enforce sanctions against Iran on Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Addressing reporters aboard his plane headed back to Washington from his Asia visit, Pompeo said: “The United States is going to enforce these sanctions.”

Les Etats-Unis unissent l’Arménie et l’Azerbaïdjan contre l’Iran

Les États-Unis tentent de créer dans la coalition anti-iranienne sans précédent Caucase du Sud, réconciliant Arménie et l’Azerbaïdjan – vieux rivaux, rival sur le territoire contesté depuis des siècles. Un aspect clé de la conclusion de la paix, selon l’idéologie américaine, devrait être un transfert progressif du Haut-Karabakh à l’Azerbaïdjan. Nikol Pashinyan, qui est arrivé au pouvoir en Arménie est manifestement prêt à prendre cette mesure sans précédent pour obtenir le soutien politique de Washington. Cependant, les experts azerbaïdjanaisse réfèrent à ce scénario avec un certain degré de scepticisme.

The North Korea Summit Through the Looking Glass

As much of the world celebrates a modest step towards peace in Korea, Western pundits seem to be panicking.

North Korea Has the Upper Hand in Negotiations with Trump

by Vijay Prashad

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un met with Donald Trump of the United States in Singapore. This was the first meeting of the heads of government of these two countries. The United States has been at war with North Korea since 1950. Three years into that war, which destroyed most of the infrastructure in North Korea, the two countries—and South Korea—agreed to a halt in the active fighting. But the war did not end. It remains intact. A massive military deployment by the United States at the edge of North Korea maintains the fear inside the Korean Peninsula of annihilation. This is what makes the summit between Kim and Trump so important. Threats of war are now at a low point.

A dramatic break at the G7 summit

Donald Trump has called for Russia to be readmitted to the G7 club of world leaders, opening up a new rift with Europe at the start of an acrimonious summit in Québec.