April 20, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

US House OKs Bill Targeting Cost Invested In Iran Energy Sector

Fearing Iran is seeking to use its uranium enrichment for a nuclear weapons program, the legislation is designed to ratchet up the economic pressure on Tehran.

“These sanctions are part of an economic warfare strategy against the Iranian regime,” said Foundation for Defense of Democracies Director Mark Dubowitz. It “will put the Iranian regime on notice that the U.S. will not allow negotiations to continue indefinitely.”