Protester’s sign decries sanctions, “a silent war”. Photo: Campaign for Peace and Democracy, 2013
Strategy and Ideas

Sanctions Kill

by Renate Bridenthal, Molly Nolan and Prasannan Parthasarathi Sanctions are an economic weapon. They restrict nations from trading in goods and transacting in financial instruments; they prohibit U.S. corporations and banks from dealing with targeted countries; and they limit the economic activities of individuals, organizations, […]

Government supporters in Caracas, Venezuela protest against US sanctions. (Federico Parra / AFP)
Latin America

US Sanctions and Venezuela’s Economy

by Tyrin Douangvichit As of January 22, 2021, the Treasury Department had imposed sanctions on roughly 166 Venezuelan or Venezuelan-connected individuals and the State Department had revoked the visas of more than 1,000 individuals and their families (FAS.org, Congressional Research Service). The current discourse on […]