Originally produced on July 31, 2017 for Mauldin Economics, LLC
By George Friedman, Xander Snyder and Ekaterina Zolotova
The US Congress has passed new sanctions targeting Russia’s energy companies. Among the other notable aspects of the sanctions is that they take some authority away from the US president (who used to be able to implement some measures but not others at his discretion) and give it to Congress.
Recognizing that a vital sector in its economy has even less chance of relief than it once had, Russia has retaliated. It has reduced the number of diplomats it has in the US and has …read more
Source: Geopolitical Futures