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EU consider imposing additional sanctions on North Korea

EU consider imposing additional sanctions on North Korea

It is official, the European Union is considering additional sanctions to punish North Korea for its 5th nuke test conducted back in September. The decision to pursue further punishment against the regime was announced during the EU’s foreign ministerial talks in Brussels on Monday local time. Further details on what kind of measures to reign …

U.S. seeks to impose direct sanctions targeting Chinese banks with links to North Korea

U.S. seeks to impose direct sanctions targeting Chinese banks with links to North Korea

After getting somewhat disappointed at the weaker-than-expected UN resolution on North Korea,… the U.S. appears ready to make good on its pledge to target secondary entities with close connections to the regime. As a result, a significant number of Chinese financial institutions could find themselves subject of new U.S. sanctions. Watchers say Washington’s move is …

U.S. should impose secondary sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with N. Korea: King

U.S. should impose secondary sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with N. Korea: King

A former U.S. human rights envoy for North Korea is calling on the Trump administration to impose secondary sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with the North. Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington on Monday,… Robert King accused Beijing of being a “problem player” when it comes to Pyongyang. Noting the limited trade …

War & Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

War & Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to respond to your many requests and talk about a controversial subject: War. So here at Crash Course we’re really not that into the history of war, partly because we feel it’s been discussed well elsewhere and partly because we haven’t …