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Peter Levine

prescribe punishment.” But little actual insight comes from likening a moral or social problem to a disease, or vice versa. “Traditional disease metaphors are principally a way of being vehement” ( Sontag 1977: 72, 83 ). Sontag's thesis is simple: “illness

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American Extraterritorial Legislation

The Data Gathering behind the Sanctions

Ali Laïdi

imposes punishments as severe as those imposed by the United States against Havana, Tehran and even Moscow. 7 Moreover, some international jurists feel that the term ‘sanction’ seems unsuited to the actual context, since a sanction must come from a