February 2, 2012
Are Sanctions With Iran Working?
Clifford May, Newsday
There's pain and then there's pain.
Getting stung by a bee hurts. Having a Doberman sink his teeth into your thigh is a more intense experience.
By the same token, there are sanctions and then there are sanctions.
For years, the sanctions imposed on Iran were an irritation, a not-entirely-convincing message to the regime that one of these days ... Now, new and tougher sanctions are being imposed on Iran -- and they are beginning to bite.
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