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Negative Evidence The Instrumentalist Justification involves the use of economic sanctions the intention to get the target regime to alter policy or modify behavior. Adeno Addis. Economic Sanctions and the Problem of Evil. Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 3 (Aug., 2003), pp. 573- 623 Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20069680 Although critics of sanctions differ on what makes them uneasy about economic sanctions and whether sanctions can ever be just, they seem to be united on one crucial point: they assume that the only objective that animates, or should animate, economic sanctions, unilateral or multilateral, is the desire or need to get the regime of the target state to alter its policy or to modify its behavior in relation to an area of concern. This shall be referred to as the Instrumentalist Justification. Under this view, economic sanctions are instruments by which the behavior or policy of the target state are sought to be altered. The Identitarian Justification involves the use of economic sanctions as a method of dissociating a country from the target regime. Adeno Addis. Economic Sanctions and the Problem of Evil. Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 3 (Aug., 2003), pp. 573- 623 Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20069680 This shall be referred to as the Identitarian Justification, meaning that economic sanctions, just like other forms of sanctions, are also a process through which the sanctioning community (party) defines its identity through the act of dissociating itself from the target regime that it considers to be "the troublesome or the evil other/' The "virtuous self is defined through this process of dissociation.18 Under this account, even if the sanctioning party has not vanquished or transformed the targeted "evil" through the sanctioning process it still has a valid interest in avoiding collaboration with evil and in the process defining its very identity. That interest ought to be part of the mix when one assesses the success or failure of sanctions. U.S. interpretation of the resolution is preferable A. Cooper Drury Sanctions as Coercive Diplomacy: The U. S. President's Decision to Initiate Economic Sanctions. Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 54, No. 3 (Sep., 2001), pp. 485- 508 Published by: Sage Publications, Inc. on behalf of the University of Utah First, the U.S. is responsible for the vast majority of sanctions this century, so
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