The Economic Weapon is a book about the rise of sanctions as a tool of modern war. It covers cases in which sanctions have been used and explores their effectiveness. The author, Nicholas Mulder, provides insights into the use of sanctions from both a theoretical and practical perspective.
For who is this book for ?
- The author provides a thorough examination of the use of sanctions as a tool of war.
- The book is well-researched and includes case studies from around the world.
- It offers insights into both the effectiveness and limitations of sanctions.
- The book is dense and may be difficult for some readers to follow
- It does not provide a clear answer on the effectiveness of sanctions
- The author’s perspective may be biased
Learn more about the author
Nicholas Mulder is a senior lecturer in international relations at the University of Auckland. He has published extensively on various aspects of sanctions and their use by states.
“If you want to understand the current state of international relations, and specifically how sanctions are being used as a tool of war, then you need to read this book. Nicholas Mulder does an excellent job of clarifying a complex topic, making it accessible for readers with no prior knowledge on the subject. The Economic Weapon is an important contribution to our understanding of contemporary conflict.”
“This is an interesting and provocative book. Nicholas Mulder provides a thorough examination of the use of sanctions as a tool of war. He analyzes how they work, when they are effective, and under what circumstances they fail. This is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding this important but often misunderstood aspect of international relations.”
“This book is a great read for those interested in the topic of sanctions. Nicholas Mulder does an excellent job of providing a comprehensive overview of the history and use of sanctions.”
“I really enjoyed this book. It provides a comprehensive overview of the use of sanctions as a tool of war. The author makes a strong case for their effectiveness, and I found myself agreeing with him.”