Difficulties in Easing Sanctions on Myanmar

Lead PI: Peter Kucik

Unit Affiliation: Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP)

April 2016 - Ongoing
Global ; Asia ; North America ; Myanmar ; United States
Project Type: Research Outreach

DESCRIPTION: The removal of economic sanctions against a country is not merely a legal event, it is also an important strategic event, intended to facilitate policy and to ensure that the country that was sanctioned avoids doing the behavior in the past that led to sanctions. In this paper, the first in a series pending from the Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets program, former Treasury Department (OFAC) official Peter Kucik examines the case of Myanmar, its reintegration into the global economy and global financial sector, and lessons learned.