The Final Rule should also update the evidentiary package with respect to Iran’s current practices in light of its central bank’s continued support for Hezbollah and other schemes to provide proxies with additional funding. These actions would reinforce the framework for the maximum pressure campaign that the administration is now waging against Iran.Read More
Zack Cooper is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and an adjunct assistant professor at Georgetown University. Eric Lorber is senior director of the Center on Economic and Financial Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.Read More
Behnam Ben Taleblu is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.Read More
The hard men of Beijing fear their own people and the tens of millions of prosperous and free Chinese in the region. Defending Hong Kong’s protesters, Xinjiang’s imprisoned Uighurs and China’s other repressed citizens is not only a moral imperative for America. It’s a smart and strategic one, too.Read More
Mr. Adesnik is director of research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.Read More
A policy of moderation through economic seduction was delusional, but a shift to economic coercion without emphasizing human rights will be just as ineffective.
Sanctions have stopped Tehran from selling its crude, but not from giving it to the Syrian dictator.
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