April 23, 2014

Iran Sanctions Have Backfired on America

Seyed Marandi, Al Jazeera

The Associated Press

Many Iranians are convinced that their country's offers for reconciliation have been rejected by Washington and its Western partners because of Iran's opposition to apartheid in Palestine and the enormous influence of the Zionist lobby in the US. In turn, the Islamic republic's determination to be a truly independent country motivates Western powers to seek to delegitimise it.

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