Sanctioning Iran: Anatomy of a Failed Policy

Sanctioning Iran: Anatomy of a Failed Policy

by Hossein Alikhani
     
 

ISBN-10: 1860646263

ISBN-13: 9781860646263

Pub. Date: 01/06/2001

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited


Sanctioning Iran examines the past, present, and future of US sanctions policy against Iran. Sanctions have become an increasingly important plank in US foreign policy: according to Richard Cheney, former US Secretary of Defense, over 70 countries, two-thirds of the world’s population, now come under their influence. Hossein Alikhani details the

Overview


Sanctioning Iran examines the past, present, and future of US sanctions policy against Iran. Sanctions have become an increasingly important plank in US foreign policy: according to Richard Cheney, former US Secretary of Defense, over 70 countries, two-thirds of the world’s population, now come under their influence. Hossein Alikhani details the process by which the noose has steadily tightened on US-Iran trade since the overthrow of the Shah and the hostage crisis of 1979–80.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860646263
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
01/06/2001
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.58(d)

Table of Contents

The Seeds of Distrust
• Sanctions: An Integral Part of US Foreign Policy
• Sanctions: A Rational Response to the Hostage-Taking
• Resolution of the Hostage Crisis
• Sanctions: The Next Stage
• New Sanctions: The Effect of Lobbying
• The Sanctions Tighten Further
• A Bill to Haunt a President
• Extraterritoriality and the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act
• The Present and Future of Sanctions on Iran

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