A review of Nicholas Mulder, “The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War” (Yale University Press, 2022).
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Expect an asymmetric response; direct actions would wreak havoc on both China and the global economy.
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An understandable focus on impeachment has obscured the breadth of work Congress has undertaken in other areas to respond to the Jan. 6 insurrection.