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Old 03-27-2013, 11:07 AM   #48
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In addition to the above, I would ad that for most people, these things are either so far away as to not excite interest or that some govts often have other ulterior motives for ignoring or actively subverting sanctions. Have mostly found sanctions to be an impotent tool when dealing with determined thugs who still have other options open to them (ie supplied by another country....say the PRC, Russia or Iran as examples).


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