This Alert analyses the ‘track record’ of sanctions as a foreign policy tool. It gives a brief historical overview of the practice of sanctions, showing how in recent years international sanctions have tended to shift from being comprehensive to targeted, and examines the ‘lessons learned’.
In the media/comments
The EUISS Report on the findings of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, edited by Thierry Tardy, was mentioned in Bruxelles2.
The Chaillot Paper written by Nicu Popescu was cited in the article 'Vladimir Putin’s Eurasian Economic Union gets ready to take on the world'.
An interview with Florence Gaub on the crisis in Syria was featured in the Greek daily.
The participation of Florence Gaub in a seminar organised by the Mediterranean & Middle East Special Group and Sub-Committee on Democratic Governance of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly was mentioned in the Italian daily.