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    Sanctions as U.S. Foreign Policy tool

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    Post  par far on 24/12/15, 09:04 pm

    What is the US planning in Azerbaijan with the sanctions? I thought Azerbaijan was friendly with the US, so why the sanctions?
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    Post  kvs on 24/12/15, 09:32 pm

    par far wrote:What is the US planning in Azerbaijan with the sanctions? I thought Azerbaijan was friendly with the US, so why the sanctions?

    This is a clear coercion attempt on the current regime.  The current regime was in Washington's pocket or so it seemed but
    has left the reservation.  The stellar intellects in Washington (and elsewhere) think they can pressure them back into
    conformity.  In reality, they can lose it all.
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    Post  Cowboy's daughter on 25/12/15, 03:46 am

    kvs wrote:
    par far wrote:What is the US planning in Azerbaijan with the sanctions? I thought Azerbaijan was friendly with the US, so why the sanctions?

    This is a clear coercion attempt on the current regime.  The current regime was in Washington's pocket or so it seemed but
    has left the reservation.  The stellar intellects in Washington (and elsewhere) think they can pressure them back into
    conformity.  In reality, they can lose it all.

    OMG, I wish the persons deciding to do this, (sanctions) had a brain cell working.
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    Post  Regular on 25/12/15, 03:27 pm

    Sanctions is newest US weapon
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    Post  GarryB on 26/12/15, 01:32 pm

    Sanctions are one of their oldest and most favourite controls.

    US and UK sanctions which pretty much amounted to a blockade of Japan in the late 1930s led to Japan first expanding north towards Siberian oil where they were stopped and Khakalin Gol by Zhukov, so they turned south to the Pacific starting the Pacific War of WWII.

    Ironically now the attack on Pearl Harbour if it happened today would be described by the Bush family as pre-emptive self defence...
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    Post  par far on 02/12/16, 09:09 pm

    I don't know if these will stick, I don't think Russia and China, will follow these(the whole reason the Iran nuclear deal was made was because Russia and China told the US that they are going to start doing business with Iran and they don't care about the west's sanctions on Iran, this was done so a multi polar world would be born).

    Iran has gotten back most of it's assets and countries are doing business with Iran, so what is this suppose to mean? This just hot air?

    http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2016/12/02/496129/Iran-US-Ali-Akbar-Salehi-sanctions-ISA


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    Post  George1 on 26/07/17, 05:28 pm

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    Post  George1 on 21/09/18, 03:39 am

    US official sanctions for the purchase of Russian arms

    It seems there were threats before, but it seems to me that this is the first official sanction under the law "On Countering America's Opponents Through Sanctions" for buying Russian weapons. And the choice is symbolic. For the purchase of Su-35 fighters and S-400 SAMs, sanctions were imposed against the Chinese Weapons Development Directorate of the Central Military Council as a whole and its leader, General Lee Shanfu.

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3349225.html
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    Post  Godric on 23/09/18, 05:29 pm

    best way to deal with america is ditching the dollar ... China has just under $1.2 trillion in US debt bonds and around $3.1 trillion in US currency ... if China wanted to it could send the US economy into turmoil
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    Post  GarryB on 24/09/18, 10:11 am

    The Chinese made a threat that the US wont like how China reacts to US sanctions against China for buying Su-35 and S-400 systems... it is weirdly hypnotic watching a child smack a hornets nest with a stick...
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    Post  kvs on 31/05/19, 07:23 pm

    https://www.checkpointasia.net/will-the-us-sanction-europeans-over-nord-stream-2/

    The above article has a serious error. The USA simply does not have the LNG export capacity to "liberate Europe from Russian Nazis".

    American natural gas export capacity was 5 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2017. The US imported 80 bcm from Canada in 2018:

    https://www.neb-one.gc.ca/nrg/sttstc/ntrlgs/rprt/ntrlgssmmr/ntrlgssmmr-eng.html

    The US produced

    https://yearbook.enerdata.net/natural-gas/gas-consumption-data.html

    https://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/hist/n9070us2A.htm (Funny how the EIA counts imports from Canada as US production)

    As of 2018, the USA produces 780 bcm of gas per year and consumes over 760 bcm. It exports 53 bcm to Mexico. The surge of production
    in 2018 has increased its export capacity to countries other than Mexico to 47 bcm.

    The Devil in the details is that the US production surge is from tight gas plays. Russia's production is conventional. Tight gas
    production requires a much larger number of wells to frack the gas and the production lifetime for these wells is much smaller than for
    conventional gas wells. They have a much thinner tail which reflects the low rock porosity and thus lack of gas flow to the well.
    Tight has reserves are, by definition, smaller than conventional ones per cubic meter of rock. Thus, the US production is a flash in
    the pan that will not give Europe a secure gas supply. A few years of high production is not what is needed. Long term supply is
    required.

    So Europe is better off with securing access to Russian and Iranian natural gas instead of US snake oil.


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