economic strangulation


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punishment of a group by cutting off commercial dealings with them

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The Soviet Union and communism collapsed under the weight of their own contradictions and India embarked on the path of economic liberalisation that, after four decades of economic strangulation, allowed domestic entrepreneurship to breathe freely and the economy to grow exponentially.
The Iranian regime has entered a cycle of economic strangulation as a result of its desire to destabilize the world and threaten it with the development of nuclear weapons.
Since the mid-1990s Israel has imposed an ever-tightening regime of economic strangulation on the Gaza Strip.
As a result of the ongoing Israeli siege, Palestinians in Gaza have been suffering physical and psychological trauma, economic strangulation, the destruction of infrastructure, injury and death,' said the ADC statement.
They then describe the "quite moderate" policies of the FSLN government and how the US programs of economic strangulation and covert warfare succeeded in convincing the Nicaraguan people in voting the FSLN out of office in 1990.
Yet, talk of the economic strangulation is crucial to understanding the insurgency coalition forces faced post-2003.
Israel's policies of economic strangulation have clearly - and admittedly - been intended to force a change in behaviour, and are inseparable from its policies of assassination and kidnappings which have also been practiced by the US under the guise of drone strikes and renditions (it is also likely not coincidental that Senator Schumer also supported the use of torture by the Bush administration in 2004).
I think this is an economic strangulation of refugees," said AKEL deputy Aristofanis Georgiou.
The killing of Rohani is tantamount to economic strangulation of our entire family, his brother remarked.
Economic strangulation, restrictions on exports and imports, and a steady creation of dependence are parts of the occupation that have led to a flooding of Israeli goods in West Bank stores.
Israel's economic strangulation of the Strip was bound to end in tears.
We need only think of the continuation of the economic strangulation of Cuba, or of Palestinian requests for UN observers or peacekeepers in the occupied territories, to be reminded of this.
But if Israel continues with its policies of Palestinian population control, economic strangulation, land grabbing, Separation Wall and all the other measures that spell continuing occupation, then Israel is in fact strengthening the call for economic and other forms of boycott.
That may have won him a Nobel Peace Prize and grudging acceptance from the Israelis and Americans, but his people got very little in return: no end to the occupation, massive expansion of Israeli settlements, accelerated expropriation of Palestinian land, and economic strangulation.
The aim of this strategy was the economic strangulation those less able to compete on price.