Patriots & Profiteers
On Economic Warfare, Embargo Busting, State-Sponsored Crime

Naylor, R.T.
Publisher:  McClelland & Stewart
Year Published:  1999  
Pages:  432 pp   Price:  $34.99  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7115

The effectiveness - or ineffectiveness - of economic sanctions as an instrument for altering the political behaviour of a state is an extremely nebulous index to measure. Regimes subjected to sanactions, such as Saddam Hussein's Iraq, the Apartheid government of South Africa, and Milosevic-era Yugoslavia,have often found ingenious ways to side-step the punishments meted to them for their outrages.