You giks are constantly referring to the west - its the world giks isnt it? not solely the west applying sanctions. Russia and china will do the opposite to most countries because they are the leading countries opposed to freedom for the individual. Most of the other countries you mention are there because they are ostricised by the civilised world and have nowhere else to go.master og none.
canada ,japan,south korea.haass all are your allys.
what about.russia china.brazil.kenya.zimbambwe..
Haas how do measure civiliation in a certain countries.
shsme on you
Measuring how civilised a country is must surely be linked to the freedoms enjoyed by individuals within that country and an acceptance of the rule of law (amongst other factors). What do you think giks? Would you describe mugabe as civilised as he has murdered thousands of the people he should be protecting and stolen so much of his country's wealth?