Rishika Chauhan

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  • The author is a PhD candidate at the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD) in Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and a Visiting Scholar at Centre for India Studies, China West Normal University, China.

    Economic Sanctions and Chemical-Biological Weapons

    To secure foreign and security policy ends, several Western states and international organizations have employed economic sanctions. Sanctions have been imposed to attain a range of objectives-including checking the spread of nuclear as well as chemical and biological weapons. Sanctions are often, a multilateral effort, however certain states have operative legal provisions to impose sanctions. This article, reviews some of the significant sanction laws and initiatives launched to check development and use of chemical and biological weapons, explaining the use of sanctions to achieve the same end.

    January-June 2018

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