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The whole world is watching | US news

Where the National Guard once stood in formation with bayonets fixed, a line of stands for rental bikes now stretches away along South Michigan Avenue. Where protestors against the Vietnam War once massed, chanting “the whole world is watching”, sun shines on formal flower beds filled with purple hostas and …

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Do US sanctions work? | USA

Punishing its enemies economically, when stopping short of armed force, has long been a favoured American way of achieving foreign policy goals. Sanctions have been around for decades, but came to the fore after the 9/11 attacks on the US in 2001. They are now again present when diplomacy doesn’t …

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