Is a sanctions rethink in the works?

October 21, 2021 Lawrence J. Haas The Hill

The Biden administration’s announcement that it will limit economic sanctions as a tool of foreign policy could prove significant, since it follows two decades in which policymakers of both parties dramatically increased the use of sanctions against governments, individuals, and entities that they considered bad actors.

Resource Security Watch No. 40

October 7, 2021 Annie Swingen, Alex Chavez

Crimean drought escalates tensions between Ukraine and Russia;
Climate change and the military;
Congress focuses on rare earths as part of infrastructure bill...;
...and in new legislation;
After withdrawal, a new contest over Afghanistan