Bloomberg Editors: Turn Iran’s Currency Crisis Into a Revolution

By Paul Mutter Bloomberg’s editorial board urges US and EU officials to use more crippling sanctions to make the threat of regime change more credible: The idea behind tightening the screws is not that we expect the regime to see the error… Continue Reading  

Understanding the Rial’s Freefall

by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani The sharp drop in the value of the rial in the last two weeks has created much excitement in Iran and abroad, but mostly for the wrong reasons. In the parallel (or free) market for foreign currencies, the… Continue Reading  

Current Economic Unrest Unlikely to Alter Iran’s Nuclear Calculus

via IPS News As Iran faces economic unrest, discussion is intensifying over the impact sanctions are having on Iran’s economy. But experts doubt that the current situation portends the end of the Iranian regime or Iranian capitulation to Israeli and… Continue Reading