economic strangulation

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Noun1.economic strangulation - punishment of a group by cutting off commercial dealings with them; "the economic strangulation of the Jews by the Nazi Party"
penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment - the act of punishing
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US remains divided on the issue, as hawks in Capitol Hill and the White House would like to push North Korea through coercive tactics and economic strangulation.
both the administration and the conservative mainstream on these issues are warning that the PyeongChang Olympics could drive a wedge between the allies and relieve the military pressure, diplomatic isolation and economic strangulation that constitute the only tools the Trump administration can use.
Economic strangulation, refusal to issue building permits, demolishing of Arab houses and the razing of entire Arab neighbourhoods are all aimed at accelerating the pace of emptying the eastern part of the city from its original residents.
The current food security crisis is a man-made disaster not only resulting from decades of poverty and under-investment, but also as a war tactic through economic strangulation," Lootsma added.
Washington attempted economic strangulation, the failed 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion, and CIA assassination plots against Fidel Castro -- including the legendary, but unproven story of sending him an exploding cigar.
Daily life prospects for several million Palestinians would deteriorate even further as a result of economic strangulation.
Germany avoided a slow defeat through attrition and economic strangulation by the swift victory over France in May-June 1940.
Economic strangulation of Gaza was meant to undermine Hamas.
After revolution, eight years of war, varying degrees of diplomatic isolation, and economic strangulation, Iran has a demonstrated inclination for managed disorder that tends to hamstring its rivals.
As long as Palestinians are hobbled by their Israeli-induced fragmentation, occupation, dehydration, isolation, siege and economic strangulation, and their own current incompetent leaderships, they will find it very difficult to generate a more effective response to their sustained pain and vulnerabilities.
The economic strangulation has left Iran with nothing but to accept the offer on the table.
Secondly, the way out from the current economic strangulation, the government of South Sudan should resume oil production through the republic of the Sudan.