Security, Middle East
Impoverishing Iran's people will only turn pro-American Middle Easterners against the United States.
Sanctions have become an addiction for successive U.S. governments.
When in doubt, both the executive and legislative branches have relied on the long U.S. domination of the international financial system to target selected countries, institutions and individuals. It’s politically easy and avoids the obvious risks of military action.
But the Trump...
Banks don't have the cash to satisfy everyone who has deposited their currency — and that can become a problem.
New foreign student enrollments in U.S. universities if falling for the second year in a row, especially from Latin American countries. Academics say President Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric may have something to do with it.