By Alexis Early*
July 27, 2017
On July 27, the Senate passed 98-2 the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (HR 3364), which previously passed the House 419-3 on July 25, setting up a showdown with President Trump. This bill is an omnibus of three separate sanctions measures: the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act (“CIDAA”), the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act (“CRIEEA”), and the North Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act (“NKIMSA”).
February 28, 2017
By: Jonathan Brewer*
Finding new, more effective ways of combating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) has become a major concern of the international community.
February 2, 2017
By: Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer, SanctionsAlert.com
On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement a new phase of export control cooperation between the U.S. and India.
The new rule marked the first major change to India’s “Validated End User” (VEU) status since July 2009 and follows recognition of India by BIS as a “Major Defense Partner” on June 7, 2016. (more…)
October 4, 2016
By: Jonathan Brewer
Seventy five years after the first use of an atomic bomb, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) continues to be a threat to international peace and security. Each year, governments invest major resources in combating the quickening spread of WMD, which include nuclear weapons. Examples are the disrupting of the procurement networks, prosecuting the individuals and companies involved, and disrupting the money flow. (more…)
Date: March 19, 2016
An enduring consequence of the horror inflicted by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, is the dread that a future terrorist attack on the United States could involve “weapons of mass destruction.” (more…)