Harrop: Sanctions and Threats are not “Mutual Respect”

W. Scott Harrop has an interesting piece on the Iranian Review of Foreign Affairs. In “Obama’s Iran Policy: Mutual Respect Matters,” (pdf), he traces President Barack Obama’s rhetoric about mutual respect with Iran, starting from the campaign, through the famous Norouz message, and… Continue Reading  

U.S. Sanctions Go After Ordinary Iranians

The U.S.-led sanctions effort against Iran is indeed ‘biting.’ But rather than only eat away at the plates of those the sanction’s target, the program is also ‘biting’ lots of everyday Iranians. Despite a long-held policy of going after regime… Continue Reading