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Trade Sanctions

Protectionism Remains a Danger to Economic Recovery

Robert J. Shapiro | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Shapiro

Tough times almost always raise the pressure for trade protection, and the current global economic troubles are no exception.

Iceland Won't Stop Whaling Until We Impose Sanctions

Pierce Brosnan | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
Pierce Brosnan

When it comes to whaling, Iceland is an international outlaw. Years of global negotiations and declarations have failed utterly to end its illegal slaughter of whales. It's time to send Iceland a message it can't ignore: trade sanctions.

WikiLeaks 2009 Cuba Cable Predicts Insolvent Cuba In '2-3 Years'

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — A newly released confidential U.S. diplomatic cable predicted Cuba's economic situation could become "fatal" within two to three years,...

Groups Work to Stop Iceland's Illegal Whaling

Taryn Kiekow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Taryn Kiekow

Given Iceland's escalation in commercial whaling and trade, it is clearly time for more than words. It is time to impose trade sanctions on Iceland's illegal whaling industry.

North Korea Warns Against Sanctions

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea says it will strengthen its nuclear arsenal if new sanctions are imposed because of its weapons program. Pak Kil Y...