Time for Washington To Stop Sanctioning the World: US Arrogance Leaves Trail of Innocent Victims Behind

Source: Antiwar.com
by Doug Bandow

“The ‘Lift Sanctions, Save Lives’ network is lobbying Congress to do what it should have done years ago: assess the impact of economic sanctions now routinely applied to ally as well as adversary. Such a review is long overdue. Economic sanctions have become a new global battlefield. In July Beijing targeted several organizations and individuals, including former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, in retaliation for earlier U.S. penalties. … the whining about China’s action is striking. Americans and Europeans declared economic war on the proud, nationalistic People’s Republic of China, and were surprised when it struck back. Who knew that the PRC would dare act like … America!?” (10/11/21)

https://original.antiwar.com/doug-bandow/2021/10/10/time-for-washington-to-stop-sanctioning-the-world-us-arrogance-leaves-trail-of-innocent-victims-behind/