Trump Regime Illegally Sanctions Turkey

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Trump Regime Illegally Sanctions Turkey

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

US sanctions are weapons of war by other means.

Largely imposed on nations free from US imperial control, they also at times target allies for forgetting who's boss.

Both right wings of the US war party use them unacceptably — despite history showing sanctions don't work.

They consistently fail to achieve geopolitical aims sought by this action.

On Monday, the Trump regime targeted NATO ally Turkey, Pompeo saying the following:

US sanctions were imposed on the country for "engaging in a significant transaction with Rosoboronexport, Russia's main arms export entity, by procuring the S-400 surface-to-air missile system."

"The sanctions include a ban on all US export licenses and authorizations to SSB (Turkey's weapons procurement entity) and an asset freeze and visa restrictions on Dr. Ismail
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