Chapter 5: Framing International Relations - The Role of Laws and Organizations


Global sanctions upon the Kabite economy, including not just its neighbors but trade partners around the globe, are accepted by the UN. Even Kabi’s powerful allies, notably the Russian Federation, back down in the face of unified opposition and domestic opinion shifting against their erstwhile ally.

Lifting of sanctions is conditional on the repeal of the recent laws targeting minorities, and combined with an ultimatum by several powerful states, notably the United States and Germany, to a willingness to forcibly end violence through armed intervention, brings Kabi to the negotiating table after several months with limited bloodshed in the interim.

A deal is eventually reached where Kabi repeals its controversial ID law and agrees to limited government reform to better represent minority groups, and in return will receive relief from sanctions as well as UN funding. Though tensions remain high and the future is uncertain, you have managed to contain the crisis and prevent a total collapse into civil war.

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