New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Omit Half of Entities Tied to Tehran’s Terror-Tied Fighting Force

Posted on November 8, 2018 12:05 pm
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The Trump administration’s new sanctions on Iran, which came into effect on Monday, omit half of key entities tied to Tehran’s army forces and hardline paramilitary group known for conducting terror operations across the globe, according to a new analysis by a top watchdog organization.

New U.S. sanctions on Iran—which have come under fierce criticism by Iran hawks in Congress and elsewhere for providing major concessions to Iran and its European business partners—have failed to cover “half of the publicly listed firms under the principal control of the regime’s security forces,” according to research conducted by the Foundation for Defense

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