economic sanctions


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economic sanctions

pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any actions taken by one nation or group of nations to harm the economy of another nation or group, often to force a political change
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Hypothesis 6: Election proximity will increase the likelihood that economic sanctions will be employed.
After the war ended, the United States and several European countries imposed economic sanctions (penalties) on Yugoslavia.
Last year, I led a delegation of Nobel Peace laureates to Iraq to see the effects of economic sanctions.
economic sanctions pose hidden risks to insurers, who face penalties if they do business with corporations and individuals in targeted countries.
A PICKET was staged outside the British Embassy in Dublin yesterday to protest against economic sanctions imposed on Iraq.
These countries continue to bomb Iraq for defying their air supremacy, and they are the chief backers of the continued economic sanctions as well.
Leslie Stahl: "We have heard that half a million children have died [as a result of economic sanctions against Iraq].
President Bill Clinton on Wednesday received the authority to ease economic sanctions slapped on India and Pakistan for conducting nuclear tests in May.
law intended to reduce nuclear proliferation by requiring that economic sanctions be placed on any "non-nuclear weapon state" that tests a nuclear device.
One is the use of economic sanctions for economic reasons, and the other is the use of economic sanctions for non-economic reasons.
The financial rand was created when economic sanctions cut off South Africa from the world.
will have to continue to oppose opening up markets in animal parts, while clamping down the world's leading buyers, Taiwan and China, through the economic sanctions permitted by U.

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