What is the impact of targeted sanctions?

What is the impact of targeted sanctions?

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Daniel Drezner, Professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, explains.

Sanctions have been at the centre of some the most significant geopolitical developments of the last two years. But when can we expect sanctions to be effective - and does the use of economic sanctions against a large economy like Russia's risk fragmenting the global financial system? Daniel Drezner, Professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, explains.

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