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Jonathan Brewer and Richard Nephew identify key issues and obstacles faced by United Nations sanctions committees, panel members, and member states, and offer recommendations for how to solve some of these challenges, in light of the importance of sanctions as part of the UNSC policy-making process.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Jason Bordoff interviews Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences and the former Acting Secretary General and Director of the Research Division of OPEC, about oil markets and the future of GCC...

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Op-ed

Senior research scholar Richard Nephew writes in Fortune on how President Trump should respond to ExxonMobil's sanctions waiver application.

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Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew on the JCPOA Iran Deal. 

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Testimony

Senior research scholar Richard Nephew testified before Canada's 42nd Parliament on Bill S-219, an Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations.

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Commentary

In a new commentary, researchers Richard Nephew, Dr. Tim Boersma, and Dr. Tatiana Mitrova assess and analyze the potential impact of new legislation (known as S.94) that would impose statutory sanctions against Russia with respect to its cyber activities, potential responses to its adoption by Russia and the broader market, as well as the likelihood of its passage in Congress. The commentary looks potential responses to its adoption by Russia and the broader market, as well as the likelihood of its passage in Congress.

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Richard Nephew examines President Obama's decision to authorize the U.S. government to take three sets of actions in direct response to Russian interference with the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.

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Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew writes in Forbes on the accomplishments of the Iran Deal and cautions President-elect Trump about implications of renegotiation.

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Peter Harrell argues that Congress needs to enact new legislation concerning US sanctions on Cuba in order to enable additional positive social and economic changes in Cuba, provide greater economic benefits to both countries, bring sanctions into better alignment with current US interests, and harmonize sanctions on Cuba with sanctions the United States imposes on most other countries subject to US sanctions.

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Program director Richard Nephew explores what Trump might do in his four years in office from the perspective of economic statecraft and the logical results of his actions.

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