Iran’s Medical Shortages: Who’s Responsible?

by Jasmin Ramsey Press reports about medical supply shortages in Iran, some of which have described devastating consequences, have been surfacing in the last two years, while debate rages on about who’s responsible — the Iranian government or the sanctions… Continue Reading

New Congressional Sanctions Push Aimed at Killing Iran Diplomacy

by Jamal Abdi The notion that U.S. sanctions on Iran are supposed to act as diplomatic leverage to get a nuclear deal may be dispelled once and for all by a new Congressional action now in the works. The House… Continue Reading

Who is Responsible for Medicine Shortages in Iran?

In an interview with BBC Persian, Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen says that his department’s assessment is that reports published regarding serious and extensive shortages of medicine in Iran are exaggerated. He thinks the government of… Continue Reading

Treasury Official: Senate’s Iran Central Bank Sanctions ‘Risk Fracturing The International Coalition’ Against Iran

Republished by arrangement with Think Progress The Obama administration, while wanting to apply additional pressure on Iran, came out today in a letter to a key Member of Congress and in a Congressional hearing with “strong opposition” to a Senate… Continue Reading