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Iran: a golden age of sanctions?

This may be the high point of sanctions' success

By Bronwen Maddox   October 2015

In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 photo, Iranian worker Shahin Mirouzadeh cuts potatoes at "Mash Donald's" fast food restaurant, a knock-off version of McDonald's in western Tehran. © AP Photo/Vahid Salemi

The Iran nuclear deal is significant because, despite its many flaws, it is the best recent case of sanctions causing a government to change course. It was the result…

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