The Trump administration’s use of economic and financial sanctions is not a new theme in U.S. foreign and security policy, but recent events underscore the changes in the degree of their use. While these actions do not bear directly on U.S. defense sales, policy changes have reached the point where analysts and planners may need to start thinking more about implications in 2019-21 if these work out—or do not—as intended.  First, some background on sanctions. One of ...


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