Republican and Democratic lawmakers are proposing to step up sanctions against North Korea by punishing companies, banks and governments that do prohibited business with it.
The bill crafted by leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is modeled on sanctions in force against Iran.
Congressional staffers say it’s intended not only to improve enforcement of existing sanctions, but also expand them.
See, these new sanctions are totally going to make the old sanctions work. And if that doesn’t do the trick, WE SHALL SANCTION THEM AGAIN!
Monty Python broke up decades ago but their spirit lives on in US diplomacy.