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Trump’s Syria Sanctions ‘Cannot Solve the Problem,’ Critics Say

New York Times

04 Aug 2020

John Smith spoke to the New York Times about the Trump administration’s recent round of economic sanctions against Syria, which intend to break President Bashar al-Assad’s reign over the country.

“Sanctions alone cannot solve the problem,” John said. “It’s difficult to see what else the U.S. government is doing in Syria other than putting a bunch of Syrian regime insiders on a list that they don’t really care one way or the other they are on.”

“Congress is giving companies around the world a choice,” he added. “You can go do business in Syria if you would like, but if you do, you risk being cut off from the almighty dollar and the U.S. financial system.”

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