The Domino Theory: Bank Saderat to Come Off the EU Sanctions List?

by Erich Ferrari via Sanctions Law There is a lot of stuff going on in the world of sanctions today. First, the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued guidance both on the impact… Continue Reading

Biden, Ryan spar over Iran policy in debate

By Paul Mutter In last night’s vice presidential debate moderated by ABC News’s Martha Raddatz, Vice President Joe Biden and GOP nominee Paul Ryan (R-WI) focused extensively on the Iranian nuclear program and the US-Israeli response to it. Ryan sought… Continue Reading

Andrea Mitchell challenges Dan Senor on Iran sanctions

By Paul Mutter In a wide-ranging interview, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell discussed Mitt Romney’s foreign policy speech with neoconservative Romney-adviser Dan Senor, challenging him over his intimation that the Obama administration lacked the will to increase sanctions on Iran two years ago:… Continue Reading

The winners and losers of the U.S.’s latest Iran sanctions

This week saw the furthering of draconian legislation against Iran that may end up benefiting U.S. adversaries more than hurting Iran’s government. On Wednesday the House of Representatives passed the Iran Threat Reductions Act (H.R. 1905) and President Obama is… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views related to U.S.-Iran relations from Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 Foreign Policy: Despite the treasury’s letter to the Senate expressing “the Administration’s strong opposition” to the proposed Menendez-Kirk amendment to a new Iran sanctions bill, it was… Continue Reading