July 03, 2016

Trigger-happy leaders can’t find sanctions off-switch

Featuring Elizabeth Rosenberg

Source: Politico

Journalist Benjamin Oreskes

WASHINGTON — Slapping costly financial sanctions on enemies and adversaries is second nature these days in Washington and Brussels.

But flipping off the sanctions switch is a lot more difficult than it seems.

Just ask aircraft manufacturing giants Boeing and Airbus, which announced major deals with Iran after the end of nuclear sanctions earlier this year, only to see them run straight into financial or political headwinds in the past month.

 
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  • Elizabeth Rosenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. In this capacity, she publishes an...