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Unformatted text preview: economic pressure. Yet these targeted regimes at the same time insist that sanctions fail to alter their policies. They complain that U.S. embargoes succeed only in starving children and hurting the poor. But economic sanctions do damage economies and do morally stigmatize their targets, making them popular instruments in Washington.
The plan combines coercive diplomacy with appeasement – that’s best Henriksen ‘99 is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he focuses on American foreign policy, international political affairs, and insurgencies. He specializes in the study of US diplomatic and military courses of action toward terrorist havens in the nonWestern world and toward rogue regimes. (Thomas H. Hoover Institution Stanford University “Using Power and Diplomacy To Deal With Rogue States” February 1, 1999 http://www.hoover.org/publications/monographs/27159)//EB
Like most diplomatic tools, sanctions are sometimes effective and sometimes not. Overuse certainly d...
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