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# For a trade embargo against a particular country to succeed,

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For a trade embargo against a particular country to succeed, a high degree of both international accord and ability to prevent goods from entering or leaving that country must be sustained. A total blockade of Patriaâ€™s ports is necessary to an embargo, but such an action would be likely to cause international discord over the embargo.
The claims above, if true, most strongly support which of the following conclusions?
(A) The balance of opinion is likely to favor Patria in the event of a blockade.
(B) As long as international opinion is unanimously against Patria, a trade embargo is likely to succeed.
(C) A naval blockade of Patriaâ€™s ports would ensure that no goods enter or leave Patria.
(D) Any trade embargo against Patria would be likely to fail at some time.
(E) For a blockade of Patriaâ€™s ports to be successful, international opinion must be unanimous.
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24 Jan 2006, 20:41
I will go with D. A trade embargo on Patria will likely create international discord but international accord is required for it to be successful. Looks like the embargo will fail at some time.
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25 Jan 2006, 00:30
D is nice and vague
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25 Jan 2006, 01:42
Going with D here.
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25 Jan 2006, 11:05
Nasty son of the....)))
D for me 2
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25 Jan 2006, 11:14
D.
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25 Jan 2006, 21:35
OA is D guys
25 Jan 2006, 21:35
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