Correction: Syria-Sanctions Weapon story

Correction: Syria-Sanctions Weapon story

There are 1 comment on the The Washington Post story from Aug 14, 2012, titled Correction: Syria-Sanctions Weapon story. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

In a story Aug. 13 about economic sanctions, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in August 2000.

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Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#1 Aug 14, 2012
"Sanctions sometimes backfire, deepening the suffering of ordinary people,... or even triggering war, as when the U.S., Britain and the Netherlands imposed an oil and steel embargo against Japan in 1941."

That "oil embargo" was the primary reason for the Japanese bombing Pearl Harbor!!!

Yes, sometimes SANCTIONS BACKFIRE!! <with VERY SERIOUS consequences>

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