UN Security Council’s New Sanctions on the DPRK

Over a month ago, US Secretary of State John Kerry significantly raised expectations about the possibility of a new UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) against North Korea in response to its nuclear weapons test on January 6. In connection with his trip to China at the end of January, US…


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The New UNSC Sanctions Resolution on North Korea: A Deep Dive Assessment

UN Security Council Resolution 2270, passed on March 2, 2016, substantially shifts the multilateral sanctions regime on North Korea. It not only bolsters existing provisions, but also moves beyond sanctions that rest on determinations that a proscribed activity has taken place, such as arms-related proliferation. The resolution seeks to ensure…


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Sanctions’ Role in Dealing with the North Korean Problem

For almost a decade, sanctions have been the principal coercive instrument available to the United States and the international community in trying to deal with North Korea’s nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missile programs. As bilateral and multilateral negotiating tracks with the DPRK have withered, sanctions that were initially crafted…


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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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U.S. may rely on trade sanctions and fines to curb foreign cyber spy threat

A new report comes soon after news that U.S. firms were the target of alleged Chinese government-backed espionage operations. View full post on Latest articles from SC Magazine News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://ParentSecurityOnline.com, http://www.GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com, http://stolencomputeralert.com


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U.S. may rely on trade sanctions, fines to curb foreign cyber spy threat

The news comes after a detailed report emerged that U.S. firms were the target of Chinese government-backed espionage operations. View full post on Latest articles from SC Magazine News Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://computer-security-expert.com, http://www.computersecurityguru.com, AmIHackerProof.com, http://www.hackerforhireusa.com


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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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Sanctions on India over Iran? US says reports highly speculative

"Recent headlines on India and Iran have been highly speculative," a US government official said referring to a Bloomberg report citing unnamed Obama administration officials that President Barack Obama may be forced to impose sanctions on New Delhi. View full post on obama hacking government – Yahoo! News Search Results…


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U.S. moves to ease Burma sanctions after reforms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday it was ready to relax some sanctions on Myanmar to recognize its fledgling democratic transition, including a ban on U.S. companies investing in or offering financial services to the country. Related Stories Talks resume to avert fuel trucker strike Murdoch hacking…


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