A Brief History of Sanctions on Iran

US President Donald J. Trump is expected to announce his decision on May 8 on whether to continue to waive sanctions on Iran or pull the United States out of a multilateral nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic.

Here’s a quick look at the history of sanctions on Iran.

Check out the timeline at the New Atlanticist.

Image: US President Jimmy Carter announces new sanctions against Iran in retaliation for taking US hostages, at the White House in Washington, April 7, 1980. (Library of Congress/Marion S. Trikosko/Handout via REUTERS)