World: The Sanctions Busters

Experts may differ on the cure for Britain's ailing economy, but everyone agrees that any loss of export markets can only make things worse. Thus it was no small gamble nine months ago when Britain persuaded the United Nations to call for a ban on trade with Ian Smith's rebel, racist regime in

Rhodesia. Britain's exports to its former colony had been worth $90 million a year. And it is only those exports that the ban is hurting. For the U.N. sanctions against Rhodesia have been largely ineffective.

In a series of meticulously researched articles aptly titled "The Sanctions Busters," the London Sunday...

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