Where they publish all tax returns on the Internet to deter cheating?
The possibility of justice is more likely to deter a bloody tyrant than a travel ban on a few of his cronies.
Iran is a corrupt, nasty regime seeking to stay in power, deter attack, and extend its regional influence to the extent possible.
But accusations alone are rarely enough to deter an adoption.
Security guards have also been posted to add some muscle (but this has done little to deter vandals in past years).
They would not actually approach the tell, lest the sight of Arabs near the spot should deter Captain Ellingford from alighting.
Yet you see this did not deter her from entrusting her fortune to you.
But this did not deter him from making, soon afterwards, a still greater effort within the precincts of the city itself.
The wall was, as I said, from fifteen to twenty feet high, but this did not deter me.
But Fritz had evidently made up his mind, and would not allow anything to deter him.