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The Sanctions Boomerang: Why Trade Bans Backfire

by Karin Kneissl, published on The Cradle, April 24, 2023 In 1806, the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte implemented one of the most significant trade blockades in European history, known as the “Continental Blockade.” The underlying cause was a trade conflict between France and Britain. In 1793, Britain, which was at war with France, imposed a naval blockade on French port[…]

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