As a potential armed conflict looms, one expert takes a look at the sanctions that have been most devastating to innocent civilians.
Among the charges: lying to banks, violating sanctions, and dismembering a T-Mobile robot.
The new sanctions are the toughest U.S. action so far in response to Myanmar's ongoing human rights abuses.
Amid ongoing tumult and the largest mass migration in Latin American history, Sunday's presidential election provided no relief.
North Korea and China actually share the same end game: Compel the U.S. to abandon its defense of South Korea.
Even after the nation's recent nuclear test, international powers appear at odds over whether sanctions are an effective deterrent.
President Nicolás Maduro is building his brand of populism by celebrating each time the U.S. punishes officials for abuses.
The move forces the president's hand on a politically sensitive issue.