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How Sanctions Feed Authoritarianism

June 6, 2018 The Atlantic

As sanctions restrict the legal flow of goods, people grow accustomed to the black market. In a 2005 study, Professor Peter Andreas noted that sanctions often breed "a higher level of public tolerance for lawbreaking and an undermined respect for the rule of law."

How Sanctions Feed Authoritarianism (research by Peter Andreas cited) – The Atlantic