UANI Targets Legal Humanitarian Trade With Iran

by Eli Clifton and Ali Gharib The anti-Iran pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) claims as its mission to stop the Iranian nuclear program. A big part of its effort revolves around what it calls “private sanctions campaigns”—attempts to get consumers… Continue Reading  

Iran Sanctions Hit the Aloha State (via Bank of Hawai’i)

by Farideh Farhi Let me begin by saying that I have been a long-standing critic of US sanctions against Iran. Irrespective of my distaste for Iran’s structure of governance, I have not been shy in calling out the sanctions regime… Continue Reading  

Is it the Sanctions?

by Erich Ferrari via Sanctions Law For over a year now, those in the sanctions policy and legal worlds have been discussing the difficulties that food and medicine exports have had in reaching Iran. A large part of this discussion… Continue Reading  

New Sanctions on Iran and Neo-Big Stick Diplomacy

by Erich C. Ferrari and Samuel Cutler Contained in the Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2013, and signed into law by President Obama on January 2, are sweeping new sanctions targeting Iran over its disputed nuclear program. The new measures… Continue Reading  

OFAC’s Iraq SDN List Lingers on…

By Erich Ferrari via Sanctions Law Last Thursday, the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced the removal of two parties designated under the Iraq Stabilization and Insurgency Sanctions program (“Iraq Sanctions”). These sanctions were put into law by… Continue Reading