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Waging economic warfare consists of a variety of measures from implementing sanctions to fomenting labor strikes. Such tools are utilized by states to hinder their enemies, and in the case of the United States have been used as far back as the early 19th century. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, economic warfare has been the main means for the west to challenge Russia. How effective will these sanctions be at convincing Russia to cease its war?
The Great Decisions Discussion Group is a weekly, 8-part series focusing on current international issues faced by the United States. Each week the discussion group will watch a video on an issue and then engage in stimulating conversation.
Our facilitator will be educator and long-time Great Discussions leader Klaus-Peter Voss. His experience with world affairs comes from a career spanning over 30 years in education and also from traveling extensively throughout Europe, Africa, Australia, the United States and Canada.
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