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Commentary

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew analyzes the conflict brewing in the Persian Gulf and offers four observations and expectations for the coming week.

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Jarrett Blanc and Richard Nephew discuss the imminent nuclear crisis in Iran, atomic archive and the path forward.

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Op-ed

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew, and Eric Brewer, Fellow and Deputy Director of the Project on Nuclear Issues with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, explain why the Trump Administration's new redline on Iran is seriously flawed.

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Testimony

Testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew discussed the use of U.S. sanctions policy to address the problem of fentanyl abuse in the United States and how those sanctions might affect U.S. relations with China. 

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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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Report

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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