July 17, 2020

How Sanctions Fail US Policymakers

By Edward Fishman

Eddie Fishman, who worked in Obama's State Department's Policy Planning Staff, joins to discuss his recent articles on sanctions and the world order.

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    • Lawfare
    • June 4, 2020
    How to Fix America’s Failing Sanctions Policy

    In his landmark 1921 book “The Command of the Air,” the Italian military theorist Giulio Douhet argued that the advent of airpower would dramatically alter the nature of war. ...

    By Edward Fishman

  • Reports
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    Sanctions designations remained high in 2020, with 777 designations compared to 785 in 2019....

    By Sam Dorshimer & ​Francis Shin

  • Reports
    • December 17, 2020
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    Policymakers will continue to intensively use a growing array of coercive economic tools, including tariffs, sanctions, trade controls, and investment restrictions....

    By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Peter Harrell, Paula J. Dobriansky & Adam Szubin

  • Commentary
    • December 16, 2020
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    By Sam Dorshimer, Nathalie Grogan, Emily Jin, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens

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