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EMBARGOED!: Afghanistan in the Spotlight (while Iran, Russia, and China Lurk Offstage)


Brian and Tim discuss the new E.O. aimed at resolving the question of what to do with Da Afghanistan Bank's assets in the U.S. and debate whether it will work as intended. Next, they place bets on whether it’s too late for JCPOA 2.0 to happen and discuss how far the U.S. may be prepared to go to impose costs on China if it disregards the (possible) "crushing" sanctions that could be imposed upon Russia. Finally, Brian and Tim stick with China to briefly cover the recently unsealed trade secret theft charges against Hytera Communications and an atypical CFIUS review initiated by a U.S. company unhappy with its Chinese investors.

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EMBARGOED! is intelligent talk about sanctions, export controls, and all things international trade for trade nerds and normal human beings alike, hosted by Miller & Chevalier.  Each episode will feature deep thoughts and hot takes about the latest headline-grabbing developments in this area of the law, as well as some below-the-radar items to keep an eye on.  Subscribe for new bi-weekly episodes so you don't miss out: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | YouTube