Tag: US


Extraterritorial sanctions with a Chinese trademark

China has recently updated its laws on the (security) screening of foreign investment, promulgated a new export controls law, drawn up an ‘unreliable entity’ list, and adopted an EU-style statute blocking the extraterritorial jurisdiction of US law. Beijing wages legal warfare (‘lawfare’) against Hong Kong, in the South China Sea, along the Belt and Road, […]

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Can ‘normalisation’ help bring peace to the Middle East?

A new normal(isation) As the new US administration sets about revoking much of the Trump legacy, one part of it that is unlikely to be affected is that of the ‘normalisation’ of relations with Israel by Arab states. The second half of 2020 saw Washington broker a flurry of these normalisation deals and four states: […]