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McMaster-Carr failed to report its receipt of boycott-related requests within the time period required by the antiboycott provisions
The Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) administers U.S. antiboycott regulations, which prohibit U.S. persons from taking actions in support of unsanctioned foreign government boycotts, including the Arab League boycott of Israel.
For Immediate Release
November 4, 2002
Originally posted by Cinosamitna
How come we can boycott Great Britain, or Canada or Barbados but we cannot boycott Israel?
The rational is that the boycott is a form of economic warfare. If Nigeria boycotted the UK, or the IRA had a boycott of UK goods, then it'd be equally illegal to boycott UK goods for american firms