January 10, 2020

New Sanctions Power Could Squeeze Remaining Iranian Trade Channels

Featuring Elizabeth Rosenberg

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalists Ian Talley, Mengqi Sun

Fresh sanction powers authorized by President Trump against Iran could squeeze the remaining trade and finance channels keeping the Iranian economy on life support by threatening those companies still doing business with the country.

The U.S. on Friday levied more sanctions on Iran in response to ballistic-missile attacks against U.S. bases in the region earlier this week, blacklisting eight senior Iranian officials and some of Iran’s largest metals manufacturers.

Read the full story and more in The Wall Street Journal.

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...