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CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew explores the Trump Administration efforts to drive Iranian oil exports to zero. 

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This report reviews the 1982 Soviet Gas Pipeline episode, sets some lessons from it against the current US-European relationship and makes recommendations to modify current US sanctions practice in order to help manage partner concerns and avoid future crises. 

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 In a new commentary, CGEP senior research scholar Richard Nephew describes key elements of the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act draft bill.

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CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains why congress is considering now whether to block the Treasury Department’s decision to remove sanctions on three companies designated due to their ownership by Oleg Deripaska, a U.S.-sanctioned Russian oligarch.

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Press reports indicate that the Trump Administration is considering designating Venezuela as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (SST).  CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew outlines what this means. 

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CGEP Scholar Richard outlines the three main things to look out for with respect to U.S. sanctions on Russia as we approach the swearing in of a new Congress.

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How Iran, US allies, and US competitors react to the stresses brought about by Trump’s decision will have far-reaching impacts for geopolitics, global energy markets and security, and financial markets. This brief outlines five guideposts to watch out for over the next year as the situation between Washington and Tehran inevitably heats up.

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Writing in Foreign Affairs, CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew and SIPA Professor and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew argue that Washington, D.C. is abusing its financial might and discuss the consequences that might have. 

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Richard Nephew explains how unless oil prices are contained, the primary result of the reimposition of sanctions on Iran may be to ensure that Iran profits from the oil market risks that the sanctions have created.

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Richard Nephew writes in The Washington Quarterly about the art of sanctions relief. 

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