The most effective way to force a reduction of the violence on both sides is to take punitive economic measures.
The problem is that punitive measures to force healthy behavior do not usually work.
These punitive measures were later extended to most of the other colonies as well.
Pressure was building for punitive measures against Swiss economic interests.
"We need to get the punitive measures taken off the table."
It's much easier to take punitive measures against "foreign" companies.
"That's where we ought to direct our efforts instead of looking at more punitive measures."
This was a punitive measure directed against these countries for their support of Israel during that war.
Rather, we seem to reserve such punitive measures for our own industry.
We focus more on education or changing behavior than punitive measures.