Economic Casualties: How U.S. Foreign Policy Undermines Trade, Growth, and Liberty
On a broad front, from high-tech export controls to unilateral sanctions, the U.S. government is curbing the freedom of Americans to trade, invest, and communicate with the rest of the world-all in the name of questionable foreign policy goals. In this book, a number of distinguished experts examine the cost these controls impose on individual liberty and economin opportun...more
Hardcover, 122 pages
Published March 19th 1999 by Cato Institute
(first published March 9th 1999)
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There were parts of this book, which must have been done in about 1998, that did not apply much to me, or that I had no idea what was being talked about. (I have NO idea what "digital cash" is.) And some of the items on export restrictions seemed dull. But the items on punitive economic sanctions were spot-on and excellent reading for today, when we are trying to force other countries to do what we want by refusing to trade with them. Point in case, Iran. It sure seems to me that the previous hi...more