A Second Thought On Economic Sanctions

Sunday, 1 December 2013
World Commerce Review

President Woodrow Wilson famously declared in 1919: “A nation boycotted is a nation that is in sight of surrender. Apply this economic, peaceful, silent, deadly remedy and there will be no need for force. It is a terrible remedy.” Since Wilson, economic sanctions have been a perennial staple of U.S. foreign policy, currently touted as effective “coercive diplomacy” in the case of Iran and its ostensible nuclear ambitions.

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