Iran: The sanctions charade

The mountain laboured for a year and a half, and finally gave birth to a mouse. On June 9, the United Nations Security Council agreed on a fourth round of sanctions against Iran for its alleged attempt to build nuclear weapons.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/16/2010 12:00 am EDT

The mountain laboured for a year and a half, and finally gave birth to a mouse. On June 9, the United Nations Security Council agreed on a fourth round of sanctions against Iran for its alleged attempt to build nuclear weapons. However, the new sanctions will cause Iran no grave inconvenience—and that's only fair since the crime of which Iran is accused has not been proven either.

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