Jun 4, 2013
There will be new penalties for financial institutions that deal in Iranian currency, which should cause the rial to devalue further. But new sanctions on the country's car industry could be felt more acutely.
Dec 12, 2012
North Korea defies international sanctions to launch a rocket. Japan has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which could take place later today.
Oct 4, 2012
As the European Union prepares to impose a ban on natural gas imports from Iran, the country's currency has already fallen sharply because of international sanctions.
Aug 13, 2012
There are lots of ways that U.S. companies get around sanctions in foreign countries. But the trail isn't easy to follow.
Jul 19, 2012
At the UN today, the Security Council is expected to vote today on economic sanctions against Syria, in an effort to help end the 16 month conflict between the government of Bashar Al-Assad and rebel forces. But will more economic sanctions work?
Jul 12, 2012
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Mar 15, 2012
Iran is feeling the effects of U.S. sanctions over its nuclear program. The International Energy Agency says Iranian oil exports have fallen to a ten-year low.
Feb 20, 2012
Oil prices have jumped to a near nine month high this morning. That's after Iran cut exports to Britain and France over sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program.
Feb 14, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she'll support more sanctions on Syria. But do sanctions even work? Joshua Landis, an expert on Syria and a professor at the University of Oklahoma, explains.