Economic Sanctions to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals: Discussion and Guide to Current Law

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This report provides background on the range of actions that might be termed foreign policy sanctions and the events that might necessitate their use. Criteria are offered that legislators might consider to judge when sanctions might be appropriate, approaches that might be effective, aspects of the use of sanctions that are sometimes overlooked or not considered fully. The report provides an uncomplicated "map" of where sanctions policies and options currently lay in U. S. law.

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Rennack, Dianne E. & Shuey, Robert October 20, 1997.

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This report provides background on the range of actions that might be termed foreign policy sanctions and the events that might necessitate their use. Criteria are offered that legislators might consider to judge when sanctions might be appropriate, approaches that might be effective, aspects of the use of sanctions that are sometimes overlooked or not considered fully. The report provides an uncomplicated "map" of where sanctions policies and options currently lay in U. S. law.

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  • October 20, 1997

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Rennack, Dianne E. & Shuey, Robert. Economic Sanctions to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals: Discussion and Guide to Current Law, report, October 20, 1997; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs465/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.