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Economic Warfare

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, RĂ¼diger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012

14 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2010 Last revised: 10 Jun 2011

Vaughan Lowe

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Antonios Tzanakopoulos

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Date Written: January 10, 2010

Abstract

This entry discusses economic measures which aim at reducing or destroying the enemy's war-fighting capability during armed conflict ('traditional' economic warfare) as well as peacetime measures which closely resemble traditional economic warfare, such as embargoes and collective economic sanctions.

Keywords: economic warfare, blockade, visit and search, interdiction, navicert, contraband, prize law, trading with the enemy, enemy nationals, neutrals, neutrality, collective economic sanctions, countermeasures, UN, Chapter VII, Security Council, economic pressure

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Lowe, Vaughan and Tzanakopoulos, Antonios, Economic Warfare (January 10, 2010). MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, RĂ¼diger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1701590

Vaughan Lowe

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Antonios Tzanakopoulos (Contact Author)

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