human rights violations. Such criticism can strain bilateral ties, and in worsescenarios, result in economic sanctions imposed or military intervention which canthreaten the country’s national interests. -Eg: Syria: The sanctions campaign applied to Syria by the EU, the UN,and several other regulatory entities is one of the most comprehensiveever implemented. Sanctions were imposed in response to the Syriangovernment’s support of international terrorism and violations againstdemocratic and human rights in the country. Since first beingimplemented, the sanctions have been strengthened several times due toescalating violence in the region. Currently imposed sanctions includetrade restrictions, travel bans and asset freezes on certain Syrian officials,
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as well as a ban on Syrian investment by US persons. (Taken from:) 3) It is just as important for political leaders to be popular as it ensuressustainability so that they would be able to implement long term policiessuccessfullyto win the confidence of the populace and ensure the progress of thesociety- When leaders are popular, they are more likely to get re-elected and will thereforehave many years and a longer runway to roll out effective policies whose effects canbe seen in the long run. - Fear often inspires forced compliance out of sheer desperation which will only beeffective in the short term but cannot be sustained. Popularity on the other handensures that people want to comply and since it is done willingly it is more likely toensure long term sustainability. - With willing compliance there is a tendency for leaders to be able to carry out longterm policies and rules etc. This will result in the people being confident in the leaderand also ensures the long term success of the country- Eg: Chinese communist party leaders such as Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaopingetc and now, Xi Jinping. They have managed to ensure long term success forChina and enabled it to move from a poor nation to one that is a superpoweralongside US and Russia. In 2018, Forbes named Xi as the most powerfuland influential person in the world. Since the introduction of economic reformsin 1978, China's economy has been one of the world's fastest-growing withannual growth rates consistently above 6 percent. As of 2016, it is the world'ssecond-largest economy by nominal GDP and largest by purchasing powerparity (PPP).- Eg.: Vladimir Putin – Popularity is very high in Russia with a domesticapproval rating rate of above 60% since taking office in 1999. 2018 – 2024 willbe his 6th term. Due to his popularity he has ensured long term progress forRussia. Significant improvements in living standards, and Russia's reassertionof itself on the world scene during his presidency4) Popular leaders are better able to ensure that people’s needs are metand thatthey feel a sense of belonging in the country.
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