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Each flaw further enables coercing states to plausibly deny this brand of responsibility.
Second, if Taiwan decides to liberalize trade, there is some risk for an economics-first China in both coercing and not coercing.
While these efforts can convey the increasing probability of more punishment to come should the target state fail to comply, if the target state does not fear the coercing state or if the target state cares more about the goals of its efforts than the coercing state, any amount of coercive diplomacy is bound to break down.
In three grimly titled books--The Tempting of America, Slouching Towards Gomorrah, and Coercing Virtue, his latest--Bork has made it his mission to place America at various way stations along the road to perdition.
The prospect of having to pay all damages as a consequence of joint and several liability, the high costs of defense and possible punitive damages are persuasive factors in coercing settlements.
Dubai: A businessman has been sentenced to a year in jail for molesting a seven-year-old schoolgirl and coercing her to satisfy him sexually while giving her private Quran lessons at home.
In his affidavit, Bhushan also stated that Maran was not even questioned or arrested for his role in coercing and finalising the sale of Aircel to Malaysia-based Maxis group.
The court is coercing a verdict in this case,'' Geragos said.
Speaking of the EU's role in coercing Romania to jettison its anti-homosexuality laws, the spokesman remarked: "We want to join the European Union, not Sodom and Gomorrah.
Strossen agrees that coercing women into making pornographic films should be illegal and notes that it is in fact already illegal.
Dubai: A businessman has been accused of molesting a seven-year-old schoolgirl and coercing her to satisfy him sexually while giving her private Quran lessons at her home.