Iran and the Great Sanctions Debate

Author
Meghan L. O'Sullivan
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
The Washington Quarterly
Volume
33
Issue Number
4
Publication Date
October 2010
Institution
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Abstract
The sanctions debate is, once again, in full bloom. Thanks to Iran's budding nuclear program and the intransigence of Tehran thus far, policymakers and pundits are again pondering the utility of sanctions. Amid a flurry of sanctions activity at the U.S. Department of Treasury, in Congress, at the UN, and overseas, the question persists: ''Do sanctions work?''
Topic
Cold War
Political Geography
United States