Analysing US sanctions on Iran
The 7th episode of the second season of The Fact focused on the US sanctions against Iran and its results in the presence of experts from Germany and the UK.
MWFpress - The 7th episode of the second season of The Fact focused on the US sanctions against Iran and its results in the presence of experts from Germany and the UK.
Alwaght- The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday stated that Washington will not renew the waivers to major Iran oil customers after their expiration, adding that from now on those not following the ban on the Iranian crude will face tough economic sanctions. Responding to the hostile stance, Iran called the ban totally illegal and warned about the “grave and destabilizing” consequences of the White House decision.
Alwaght- On Monday, in a highly controversial move, the US government added Iran’s official military Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) to its terror list. The decision faced firm response from Tehran. In a reciprocal step, Iran’s parliament said the country will deal with the US military forces in West Asia region as terrorists. Since then, speculations about the consequences of the White House move have become a top news and analysis matter for the global media. Alwaght has talked to Saadullah Zarei, an Iranian regional affairs expert, in an effort to throw light on the issue.
The following article first published in February 2007 focusses on the history of war planning: The “War on Iran” has been on the drawing board of the Pentagon since the mid-1990s under US Central Command’s (USCENTCOM) “Strategy of Dual Containment’ directed against “the Rogue States of Iraq and Iran” formulated during the Clinton administration.