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Trump Sanctions Iran Again, Inching
Toward Economic Blockade

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Posted By: poster, 9/19/2019 12:33:38 AM

Just days after declaring the United States was “locked and loaded” in response to a suspected Iranian attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities, U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he directed the Treasury Department to “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran. That raises several questions: What is left to sanction? How much more could it hurt Iran than losing almost all of its oil exports? And would those new sanctions be a prelude to U.S. military action against Iran or its proxies—or a substitute?

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Certain actions being considered are abolishing Iran's waivers to sell electricity and natural gas to Iraq; and sanctioning the automobile sector.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 9/19/2019 1:21:54 AM (No. 183682)
If Obola had not delivered pallets of cash to this enemy, would they be this advanced?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Moritz55 9/19/2019 2:15:59 AM (No. 183701)
This is what I hoped the President would do. Sanctions are far more effective—and damaging to the government—than a few bombs would be.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney 9/19/2019 3:12:44 AM (No. 183724)
I like Trump's policy of breaking Iran with sanctions, rather that us spending trillions and American lives. We are saving trillions on this policy. So inexpensive to us, and so costly to Iran.
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