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The Economic Diplomacy Initiative (EDI) at the Belfer Center in the Harvard Kennedy School conducted research on the effectiveness of sanctions in a world of digital currencies. How can the United States respond to threats from North Korea, for example, when a new payments infrastructure undermines our traditional means of economic diplomacy? Participants in this research included Larry Summers, Ash Carter, Richard Verma, Nicholas Burns, Gary Gensler, and Meghan O'Sullivan. Reporting from the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Gazette, Harvard Kennedy SchoolHarvard CrimsonMIT Media Lab, and CoinTelegraph

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