United States Economic Sanctions: Theory and Practice
The expanding field of sanctions is especially worthy of close scrutiny as it generates significant (and often inadvertent) influence on finance and trade. Increasingly, lawyers and business people involved in international transactions must take account of the risks, both actual and potential, inherent in compliance with economic sanctions on trading partners.
This major new work, a completely revised successor edition to the author's much-cited Economic Sanctions and U.S. Trade, shifts the main emphasis from the mechanics of applying foreign policy objectives to a careful and complete articulation of what those goals are or ought to be--an approach that leads inevitably to a concrete methodology for assessing the effectiveness of sanctions.
In the process the book examines such salient characteristics of the current and developing sanctions regime as the following:
In-depth analysis of major U.S. sanctions programs (those imposed on Cuba, Libya, and Iraq, as well as several other lesser programs) presents numerous hypothetical but realistic international scenarios, demonstrating their working-out under the practical application of specific elements of each sanctions program.
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- Part I: Theory and Concepts
1. Scope and Policy Objectives
2. History of U.S. Economic Sanctions
3. Legal Authority for Sanctions
4. Effectiveness of Sanctions
Part II: Current Practice
5. East Asian Embargo Controls and Basic Concepts
6. Cuban Embargo Controls
7. Libyan Sanctions
8. Iraqi Sanctions
9. Other Limited Sanctions Programs
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Rules and Regulations