Obama Renews Sanctions Against Sudan

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 4:43 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama has extended for another year Clinton-era sanctions against the government of Sudan for a variety of alleged offenses including support of international terrorism, attempts to destabilize neighboring countries and prevalent human rights abuses.

In a letter to both houses of the U.S. Congress on Monday, Obama explained that the actions and policies of Khartoum that led to the declaration of a national emergency in 1997 and the expansion of the sanctions in 2006 have not been resolved and remain a threat to the...
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