If passed and signed into law, the bill would establish policy to “fully implement and enforce sanctions against terrorist organizations and other malign actors that use innocent civilians as human shields.”
To repeal and replace the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole. See C&SN’s post about this resolution here.
This simple resolution was agreed to on February 27, 2023.
This resolution mourns the loss of life in Turkey (Turkiye) and Syria caused by the earthquakes in Turkey on February 6, 2023. The resolution also: (1) applauds the work of humanitarian aid and rescue workers on the ground; and (2) condemns the efforts by the Assad regime of Syria to exploit the disaster to evade international pressure and accountability, including by preventing the United Nations from providing assistance through border crossings between Turkey and Syria.
On Oct. 4, 2022, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission held a hearing co-chaired by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), entitled Considerations on Economic Sanctions, to address the “collateral effects of
C&SN Director Paul Carroll spoke with Laicie Heeley, the host of Inkstick Media's podcast Things That Go Boom, about sanctions—addressing their sometimes harmful impacts, and calling for greater transparency, accountability, and clarity on the goals
The Afghanistan Counterterrorism, Oversight, and Accountability Act of 2021 (S. 2863) proposed by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member James Risch (R-ID) includes a statement of policy supporting humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan and clear sanctions
October 19, 2021 The Department of Treasury released its much-anticipated review of economic sanctions in a nine-page document on Oct. 18, 2021 that, while noting the need to address “unintended consequences of current sanctions regimes
Washington, D.C., October 18, 2021 — Today, the Treasury Department released its long-awaited policy review of U.S. sanctions. The review, first announced by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in early 2021, is the culmination of a
October 18, 2021 Dan Jasper of the American Friends Service Committee and Gabe Murphy of C&SN share their support for an amendment introduced by Rep. Chuy García requiring impact assessments on sanctions. Read their take