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New U.S. audit questions efficacy of Iran sanctions

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 03:09 PM
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New U.S. audit questions efficacy of Iran sanctions


www.reuters.com

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The economic impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran is unclear and Iran has signed about $20 billion in energy contracts with foreign firms since 2003, said a U.S. audit report.

"U.S. officials and experts report that U.S. sanctions have specific impacts on Iran; however, the extent of such impacts is difficult to determine," said the report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office, which was obtained by Reuters late on Tuesday.

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 03:09 PM
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I wonder if this is going to instigate the next push for militaristic action by TPTB. I'm sure we'll be hearing the war-mongers screaming over this in the coming days...

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