Reality Check on North Korean Sanctions

A recent op-ed by Sung-Yoon Lee and Joshua Stanton highlights what should happen in dealing with North Korea. Unfortunately, for this long-time practitioner in the field of nonproliferation sanctions, it also highlights what cannot happen—or at least what cannot happen at an acceptable level of risk with the limited knowledge…

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Bank to forfeit $227 million for dodging international monetary sanctions

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection Image Caption:  A Standard Chartered Bankoffice Standard Chartered Bank agreed to give up $227 million for conducting and hiding illegal monetary transactions with Iran, Sudan, Libya and Burma that violated international sanctions, said the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 10. Homepage position:  10…

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