Patriots & Profiteers
On Economic Warfare, Embargo Busting, State-Sponsored Crime
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Year Published: 1999
Pages: 432 pp Price: $34.99
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX7115
The effectiveness - or ineffectiveness - of economic sanctions as an instrument for altering the political behaviour of a state is an extremely nebulous index to measure. Regimes subjected to sanactions, such as Saddam Hussein's Iraq, the Apartheid government of South Africa, and Milosevic-era Yugoslavia,have often found ingenious ways to side-step the punishments meted to them for their outrages.