Sanctions on Iran

June 15, 2021

There is a decades-old history of Washington imposing sanctions on Iran for various reasons. Emma Scott, the Iran lead and research assistant at Project Alpha in the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King’s College London, discusses the background of sanctions on Tehran.

Another Middle East War Is Internationalized

September 18, 2019

“If we don’t go to the Middle East, the Middle East will come to us.” That prophetic comment was once shared with me by an American general defending US policy — now questioned by many in the country, including President Donald Trump — to remain actively engaged actively in the Middle...

ICJ Orders Trump to Ease Sanctions on Iran

October 05, 2018

The Trump administration’s policy of sanctions on Iran is misguided and will hurt the people more than the regime. On October 3, the International Court of Justice issued a ruling on the Trump administration’s re-imposed sanctions on Iran. The court said the US must lift part of the...