TITLE

The Sanctions Myth

AUTHOR(S)
Swibel, Matthew; Ho, Soyoung
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics which reveals that unilateral efforts to choke off investment, trade and the like succeed in maybe one in five cases. It adds that most attempts fail and end up hurting innocent people, rallying support for dictators, as in Haiti, Serbia, Syria and Iran, and resulting in unintended consequences, like the oil-for-food scandal in Saddam's Iraq.
ACCESSION #
27462905

 

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