Gary Clyde Hufbauer reviews when economic sanctions succeed -- and when they fail.
Eric B. Lorber is skeptical about the United States' new economic and technological sanctions against Iran and Russia.
Daniel W. Drezner reviews the pros and cons of economic sanctions, with a focus on their hidden effects, including corruption.
Bryan Early discusses sanctions busters: Countries that profit from flouting international trade sanctions.
What can the search for extraterrestrial intelligence tell us about societies on earth?
Smaller international organizations do sanctions better, Bryan Early has found. Indeed, sanctions from the United Nations are commonly useless.
David Brin criticizes the possibly reckless turn in recent SETI research. He also speculates on what the great silence may say about human societies.