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Are Trade Sanctions Ever Worth It: Part III

In tonight’s post, I’d like to focus on the role that trade sanctions played in the U.S. involvement in WWII. In so doing, I’m going to probably hew more closely to the historical rather than the analytical, but I will do some sheer praxeological analysis of sanctions later on in the week. I think that,

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Are Trade Sanctions Ever Worth It: Part II

In researching American sanctions against Japan prior to World War II, I was taken by John Denson’s essay “Roosevelt and the First Shot: A Study of Deceit and Deception” all the way back to the First World War. Denson argues in his essay that a proper understanding of WWII requires a recognition of the role

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Are Trade Sanctions Ever Worth It: Part I

I’m thinking that, over the course of the next couple of days, I’m going to another “series” of posts like I did for my discussion of the FDIC last week. This time, however, the topic is going to be the historical implementation of trade sanctions by the United States against its political enemies. I intend

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