June 27, 2010

Getting Real with Iran

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Thanks to congressional action, President Obama is about to be delivered legislation that would be the tough American complement to the very modest sanctions on Iran approved by the UN last month. He must sign the bill - and order swift implementation.

Tehran's march toward nuclear weapons must be answered by economic consequences. Iran must pay the price for refining ever more uranium and turning away international inspectors.

The bill targets foreign companies that sell refined petroleum products to Iran or invest in its domestic refineries. Gasoline is the single most...

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