The top Senate Republican says he plans to let key sanctions legislation against Myanmar (mee-an-MAWR') lapse because of the country's progress toward democracy.Full story
If you're American and want to do business in Myanmar, there's a list of people and companies you have to steer clear of by law. But it leaves off a former minister's son U.S. officials suspected of brokering arms deals with North Korea, and high-rolling relatives of the man who led the repressive m Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has blacklisted two companies it says helped Iran evade sanctions on oil sales and slapped penalties on four Tehran-based firms it says helped the Islamic Republic enrich uranium, the latest efforts to pressure Iran's nuclear program. Full story
NBC’s Jim Maceda and Brooking Institution’s Michael O’Hanlon debate whether a U.S. official may be correct – that a North Korea missile launch in violation of international treaty – could come at any moment – and what North Korea’s Kim Jong Un hopes to achieve through this military posturing.
Despite tough UN sanctions and really strong criticism from China, Kim Jong-un is bending to no one, reports NBC's Jim Maceda. John Bussey, WSJ, and Peter Navarro, University of California professor, discuss.
Laura Flanders from GritTV.org, Stanford University professor Linda Darling-Hammond, Steve Perry, host of “Save My Son” on TVOne, and North Babylon High School principal Raymond A. Williams talk about the Atlanta cheating scandal, and whether an emphasis on testing causes teachers to lose sight of
A new bill in Congress seeks to compensate the 52 Americans who were held hostage in Iran 38 years ago. One of those hostages, Rodney “Rocky” Sickmann joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt to tell his story.
Fmr. Secretary of Defense William Cohen joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and his continued defiance of nuclear sanctions.
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An anti-war activist holding a placard chants a slogan during a rally denouncing U.S. economic sanctions on North Korea in front of the Foreign Ministry in Seoul March 20, 2013. U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen arrived in South Korea on Tuesda
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice talks just prior to voting to tighten sanctions on North Korea at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, March 7, 2013. In response to North Korea's third nuclear test, the U.N. Security Council voted on Thursday to tighten financial restricti
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice votes to tighten sanctions on North Korea at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, March 7, 2013. In response to North Korea's third nuclear test, the U.N. Security Council voted on Thursday to tighten financial restrictions on Pyongyang and c