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That was certainly the case with the severe sanctions imposed by the US on Cuba, which were both cheap and ineffective (in fact, they may have delayed reforms). Unfortunately, getting sanctions right has generally been a less compelling goal than getting sanctions adopted. But, given the disputed impact of sanctions, a new approach is needed. After all, public policy should be guided by evidence, not intuition and emotion.

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Discussions are also underway on a possible new U.N. sanctions resolution on North Korea.
Daniel Russel, the senior U.S. diplomat for East Asia, told the same hearing that although China had agreed to a tough round of U.N. sanctions on North Korea in March, there was much more it could be doing to ensure proper implementation of existing sanctions and by agreeing new steps.

 

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This work begins with a historical overview of sanctions and the development of the United Nations system. It then explores the consequences of the superpowers’ Cold War stalemate, the role of the Non-Aligned Movement, and the subsequent transformation from a blunt, comprehensive approach to smart and fairer sanctions. By calibrating its embargoes, asset freezes and travel bans, the UN developed a set of tools to confront the new category of risk actors: armed non-state actors and militias, global terrorists, arms merchants and conflict minerals, and cyberwarriors.

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Fried said coal exports to China, which bring North Korea around $1 billion annually, were the largest single generator of foreign currency for the isolated country, accounting for about a third of its export earnings.


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The U.S. officials said North Korea coal exports were a focus of current sanctions discussions with China in the U.N., Security Council, as was Pyongyang’s income from labor exports to countries including China and Russia.

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“Treasury and State are investigating a number of companies around the world,” said Fried, coordinator for sanctions policy at the State Department, two days after the Treasury Department blacklisted a Chinese trading company for its involvement in North Korea’s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

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“It would also be useful if Chinese banks and companies understood that increasingly, dealing with North Korean companies, especially those that are sanctioned, is going to be risky; frankly not worth it.”

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Fried declined to name other Chinese firms under investigation, or firms elsewhere in the world, but added: “We are actively looking at a number of targets. … Clearly our actions on Monday indicate that we are willing to sanction Chinese companies who are evading U.S. and U.N. sanctions.

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“There are no limits and there is no administration red line of exempt countries or companies,” Fried told a hearing at a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.