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Iraq: Economic Embargo and Predatory Rule

ABBAS ALNASRAWI

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

After the end of the Gulf War on February 27, 1991, Iraq focused on the comprehensive economic embargo which the United Nations Security Council enforced on it as a result of its invasion of Kuwait. ... More


Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Paolo Spadoni

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

For almost five decades, the United States has maintained a comprehensive economic embargo on Cuba. U.S.-based travel to the island is severely restricted, and most financial and commercial ... More


Conclusion

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter summarizes the main findings of the study of the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba and provides some suggestions for a more effective U.S. policy toward Cuba. The United States and Cuba ... More


Estrangement and Détente, 1980–1988

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the campaign leading to the election of 1980, Ronald Reagan referred regularly to the lessons of the Vietnam War. He insisted that the Vietnam War had been “a noble cause” in which Americans ... More


In Moscow’s Shadow

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

in The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159241
eISBN:
9780231528191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159241.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the impact of the rupture in Sino-Soviet relations on Dwight D. Eisenhower's policy toward China. For Eisenhower and his secretary of state, John Foster Dulles, friction in the ... More


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