Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 44

1-Nov-2010

Sanctioning The Islamic Republic: A New Global Wave

By Jahangir Amuzegar

Dr Amuzegar is a distinguished economist and former member of the IMF Executive Board.

The year 2010 has so far been Irans annus horribilis. In addition to a number of domestic political turmoils, economic setbacks and social crises, the year of the tiger has witnessed a concerted diplomatic censure. Prompted by a new and highly critical report on Iran by the...