January 06, 2020

Additional Iran-Related Sanctions by U.S. May Have Little Impact, Sanctions Experts Say

Featuring Elizabeth Rosenberg, and Peter Harrell

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist Mengqi Sun

Sanctions observers expect the U.S. to impose more sanctions on Iranian officials or companies that trade with Iran as tensions escalate between Tehran and Washington following a U.S. airstrike that killed an Iranian military leader.

President Trump on Sunday threatened Iraq with sanctions and a bill for billions of dollars if the U.S. is forced to withdraw its troops after the Iraqi parliament voted in favor of expelling American forces in response to the airstrike that killed Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani on Iraqi soil.

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Authors

  • Elizabeth Rosenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. In this capacity, she publishes a...

  • Peter Harrell

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Peter Harrell is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, where he focuses on the intersection of economics and national security. Research interest...