Post Tagged with: "economic sanctions"

Statecraft and the Limitations of Economic Sanctions

Statecraft and the Limitations of Economic Sanctions

Strategies relying on the pure coercive nature of economic sanctions rarely succeed in their goals, and alone are not capable of forcing countries to make concessions.

Western Economic Sanctions and Russia’s Place in the Global Economy

Western Economic Sanctions and Russia’s Place in the Global Economy

By using the narrative of an external threat, the Russian leadership seeks to justify centralisation of political economy and the suppression of economic competition.

The Politics of US and EU Sanctions on Russia’s Energy Sector

The Politics of US and EU Sanctions on Russia’s Energy Sector

It is the selective nature of sanctions that make them a political weapon against countries that refuse to buckle down to western leadership.

Cold War II: Can Economic Sanctions and Diplomacy Avert a Repetition of History?

Cold War II: Can Economic Sanctions and Diplomacy Avert a Repetition of History?

Pushing Russia into isolation will raise insecurities in Eastern Europe and will possibly resurrect the Cold War. Therefore the crisis must be resolved via negotiation.

The Power and Consequences of International Sanctions

The Power and Consequences of International Sanctions

The question of whether sanctions “work” becomes one of whether the type and form of sanction adopted fits the overall policies developed to achieve a certain outcome.

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