March 21, 2012 | Quote
US Exempts 11 States from Iran Sanctions; China, India Exposed
Mark Dubowitz, an advocate for tougher sanctions on Iran and the head of the Foundation for Defence of Democracies, said Japan's example was likely to be significant.
“The key number will be what Japan agreed to,” he said. “This will be the number that other countries will have to meet or otherwise make the case to the administration why their energy circumstances demand a lower reduction.”