Iran sanctions: Preferable to war but no silver bullet

In Iran Sanctions: Preferable to War but No Silver Bullet, South Asia Center Non-resident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin outlines the penalties imposed on Iran as a result of its nuclear program; its support for organizations the U.S. government has designated as terrorist; and its human rights abuses.

It also discusses the impact of these penalties on Iran’s nuclear advancement, and the consequences for the overall Iranian economy.

The issue brief was launched at a Symposium event on June 2, 2011.

Barbara Slavin appeared on VOA’s radio program “Press Conference USA” to discuss the issue brief. Audio is available from the VOA’s website.

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