Biden Faces Choice on Trump’s Economic Sanctions

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Among the foreign-policy challenges facing President-elect Joe Biden will be the question of what to do with an array of punitive economic sanctions that have been President Trump’s primary tool for confronting U.S. rivals.

Mr. Trump in nearly four years has issued 3,577 sanctions designations, imposing such penalties at a rate two-thirds higher than that during the Obama administration.