Topic: U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control
MS-13 gang: The US has designated the violent MS-13 gang as a international criminal group on Thursday, an unprecedented crackdown targeting the finances of the US and Central America group.
Standard Chartered Bank will pay $340 million to New York for laundering money to Iran, but by acting before the federal government, the state took an unusual step that could ruffle feathers.
Despite Tehran's insistence that increasingly strict sanctions are not harming Iran, Iranian oil sales are down and its foreign exchange access is being hampered by the US and UN sanctions.
10/14/2011 12:07 pm
Somalia expert Ken Menkhaus spoke with a guest blogger from the Enough Project about what policies need to change for a durable solution to the famine.
08/09/2011 03:30 pm
Many aid organizations pulled out of Somalia after Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab took over much of the country, partly due to concerns that US officials would prosecute them for aiding the enemy.
08/02/2011 06:09 pm
Al Shabab, an Islamist group with links to Al Qaeda, controls famine-stricken regions in Somalia. The US is looking for ways to help starving Somalis while not breaking antiterror laws.
07/22/2011 04:16 pm
Millions still need her. But her release should not be the focal point of US policy toward the junta.
07/22/2009 01:00 am