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    • What Are Sanctions? Types and Examples

      usforeignpolicy.about.com/od/introtoforeignpolicy/a/what-are-sanctions.htm This article discusses what sanctions are, describes different types of sanctions, gives examples of sanctions, and explains problems sanctions can cause.
    • Sanction | Definition of Sanction by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanction Define sanction: an action that is taken or an order that is given to force a country to obey international laws by limiting or stopping trade with that ...
    • Sanctions Programs and Country Information

      www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/Programs.aspx OFAC administers a number of different sanctions programs. The sanctions can be either comprehensive or selective, using the blocking of assets and trade restrictions ...
    • Iran Sanctions - US Department of State

      www.state.gov/e/eb/tfs/spi/iran/index.htm Department of State. The United States has imposed restrictions on activities with Iran under various legal authorities since 1979, following the seizure of the U.S ...
    • sanction - Wiktionary

      en.wiktionary.org/wiki/sanction sanction ‎(plural sanctions) An approval, by an authority, generally one that makes something valid. A penalty, or some coercive measure, intended to ...
    • Sanctions - definition of sanctions by The Free Dictionary

      www.thefreedictionary.com/sanctions sanc·tion (săngk′shən) n. 1. Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid. See Synonyms at permission. 2. Support or encouragement ...
    • Sanction | Define Sanction at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/sanction Sanction definition, authoritative permission or approval, as for an action. See more. Dictionary.com; ... Sanctions Make War More Likely Trita Parsi March 22, 2012 .