In response, the United States and Europe have tightened sanctions.
Although this is a notoriously difficult checkpoint, security was tightened for the arrival of the American president.
Malaysia, once a hub for nuclear smugglers, tightened its laws against nuclear trafficking.
Obama has also upped the drone war against al Qaeda and tightened sanctions on Iran.
The lap band also requires multiple follow-up visits so that it can be tightened as patients adjust to eating smaller portions.
Anxious fingers sped the bolts into place and they tightened them as rapidly as possible.
He suddenly felt an emotion that shook his nerves and tightened his guts.
The dangling rope had tightened with a snap and the wind swayed it no more.
Miller stiffened angrily, and tightened his finger on the trigger.
There, in the darkness, she caught stealthy glimpses of his tightened jaw and distressed face.