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date: 17 November 2019

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This article looks at sanctions and the UN sanctions policy, the latter having matured significantly since 1990. The article provides an overview of all UN sanctions and discusses the UN sanctions against Iraq. The humanitarian impact of sanctions and the controversies surrounding it are discussed. The article also discusses sanctions assistance missions and the additional mechanisms for making sanctions more effective against law-violating regimes.

Keywords: sanctions, UN sanctions policy, UN sanctions, Iraq, humanitarian impact, controversies, sanctions assistance missions, law-violating regimes, mechanisms

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