Search: Sanctions,Syria,USA (22 materials)

 

Syria: Rules-Based International Order Creates Humanitarian Rule, Not Law?

The situation in Syria has not been resolved and is not yet close to a geopolitical equilibrium The world community survived the UN vote on the ... ... otherwise known as HTS (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, associated with al-Qaeda, banned in the Russian Federation). Humanitarian aid vs. sanctions Igor Matveev: Syrian Idlib: What’s Next? According to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, more than 70% of the ...

26.07.2021

Replace Murderous Sanctions With Economic Reconstruction, Putin Gives A Lesson In Statecraft

... a way to defend its stance." He continued, polemically criticizing the use of sanctions and the launching of regime change coups as instruments of foreign policy:... ... the U.S. has imposed sanctions against at least 39 nations, including Russia, China, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Venezuela, and North Korea. This is justified under the specious... ... appointed by President Biden as head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which determines which nations will receive aid from the U.S. Biden also placed...

26.04.2021

“Humanitarian Sanctions” Are Killing Syrians, While New Sanctions Threaten to Crash the Russian Economy: They Must Be Overturned

If the cry “Never Again” is to retain any meaning, the Caesar Sanctions against Syria must be immediately lifted As the Biden administration is recklessly expanding the sanctions regime—something that has become a routine response from Anglo-American officials to any government they accuse of violating the “rules-based order”—Helga ...

19.04.2021

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look into 2021

Report 65/2021 Report 65/2021 The report analyses the application of foreign sanctions against Russian citizens, companies and economy sectors. It also considers global trends in the use of sanctions and restrictive measures against Russia within individual areas (the “Ukrainian package,” sanctions against pipeline projects,...

11.03.2021

Pandemic Amid an Economic Crisis: Challenges for Syria

It is time for Moscow to decide on an algorithm for providing economic aid to Damascus The ninth year of internal armed conflict has brought new challenges to Syria. According to data from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia published on September 23, 2020, the damage done to the Syrian economy by the end of 2019 exceeded USD 442 bn. Still, under sanctions and with no international consensus on how to finance recovery, the country has not only failed to overcome the acute economic crisis but has also been hit by the negative consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, compounded by an unstable situation ...

09.11.2020

U.S. and European Sanctions on Syria

The Carter Center Report The Carter Center Report The U.S. has maintained sanctions against Syria since the 1970s. However, the majority of current U.S. sanctions on Syria were imposed in two broad phases: a first phase in the 2000s that U.S. policymakers stated was a response to Syrian support for terrorism, activities in Lebanon, and other ...

05.10.2020

The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... restrictive measures not only create difficulties, but also form prerequisites for mobilizing Syria’s internal resources and expanding Russia’s economic presence On June 17... ... grace period that was granted to the administration so that it could prepare secondary sanctions against foreign citizens for cooperating with Damascus in oil, gas, aviation... ... favour. Last year, he was rumoured to have been placed under house arrest for his refusal to donate the bulk of his 5-billion-dollar fortune to advance the Syrian President’s...

10.08.2020

How US “Caesar Act” Will Affect the Situation in Syria and Moscow’s Policy

... imposes significant restrictions on these plans. By introducing new sanctions, the US are devaluing the actual EU sanctions against Syria. Now, even if Brussels wants to lift its sanctions, it will not be able to trade with Damascus due to secondary US sanctions. By their step, the USA deprived the EU of arguments in its negotiations with Syria and its allies. Ruslan Mamedov: Russia in Syria: A “Path Dependence Hybrid Warfare” Secondary sanctions are also hitting the Gulf states, some of which in recent years have gone the extra mile towards Damascus. Thus, the UAE, having restored ...

05.08.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... be even more relevant there than in other parts of the crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a change of the ruling elites (the “everyone means everyone” ... ..., prisons and camps for refugees and displaced persons are seen as the source of the infection. Ivan Timofeev: The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives Syria is a special case in the general picture of Middle Eastern conflicts amid the coronavirus pandemic....

26.05.2020

The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives

... COVID-19 epidemic has sparked a discussion about the possible suspension of economic sanctions. UN Secretary-General António Guterres is among those calling for such a... ... countries face a similar situation. The first COVID-19 cases have been registered in Syria, a country that is in a state of war. The strict oil embargo has resulted in a... ... approved applications for humanitarian exemptions, a host of problems arose—bank refusals, supplier delays, delays at customs, etc. Christian Wollny: Coronavirus Reveals...

31.03.2020
 

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