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Date: 07/21/12 10:24 AM

11 Responses to History Of Iranian Sanctions

  1. Profile photo of sr3nity
    sr3nity Male 70 & Over
    53 posts
    July 13, 2012 at 3:48 pm
    Link: History Of Iranian Sanctions - Brief analysis of over 30 years of sanctions on Iran.
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    zeebeedee Male 50-59
    614 posts
    July 21, 2012 at 10:47 am
    23 minutes is not what I would consider brief.
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    MacGuffin Female 30-39
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    July 21, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Nice link, sr3nity. I found it interesting. I`ve got a lot of sympathy for the Iranian people (if not their government). They`ve got the nearest thing to a functioning democracy in their region, yet they`re still subjected to illegal sanctions by the US and others.

    I wonder how US citizens will feel, if the balance of power shifts over the next century and countries like China start doing the same thing to American citizens as a consequence of the way the US government has behaved? Imagine you couldn`t get the medicine you needed, or had to fly in unsafe aircraft, just because some foreign regime didn`t like the way that George Dubya or Barry had behaved?
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    earplay Male 60-69
    121 posts
    July 21, 2012 at 8:47 pm
    It`s too bad that innocents have to suffer, but if you don`t understand that life is unfair, you are not an adult.

    Regarding this video, it is utter propaganda in favor of a fundamental Islamic government. Do you understand the reason separation of church and state or minority rights? According to Sharia law a virgin cannot be executed. So, what happens in Iran when a virgin is sentenced to death? She is raped, then executed. Homosexuality is punishable by death. The government rules by thuggery. Torture is common in their penal system, both before and after trial. According to their law, it is permissible to enslave infidels. Death is the penalty for apostasy. The whole country is a fascistic theocracy that condones and encourages violence against it`s own citizens- violence initiated and perpetrated by low-level bureaucrats.

    Whatever equivalency one draws between US government and present-day Iran, especially on the basis of this video, is nonsense and should be e
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    earplay Male 60-69
    121 posts
    July 21, 2012 at 8:48 pm
    should be exposed as such.
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2737 posts
    July 21, 2012 at 9:05 pm
    Nope. Another limey.
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    0chumley0 Male 40-49
    2 posts
    July 22, 2012 at 6:37 am
    presstv is an Iranian news source whose stated goal is to provide an Iranian government sponsored view/perspective for western consumption. so just like our media bias, they have their media bias and this must be taken into account when viewing.
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    earplay Male 60-69
    121 posts
    July 22, 2012 at 8:40 am
    Ya know, if the Iranian government would stop spending fortunes on weapons-grade Uranium processing, it could afford all the medicine the Iranian people need. Just sayin....
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    Modwain Male 40-49
    336 posts
    July 22, 2012 at 11:02 am
    earplay, i am sure that this is true for any country that rather spends money for military endevours over social endevours.
  10. Profile photo of sr3nity
    sr3nity Male 70 & Over
    53 posts
    July 22, 2012 at 11:17 am
    @earplay Iran has as much right to nuclear power as any other nation. There has been no evidence that they even have a nuclear weapons program. So far there has only been propaganda.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14268 posts
    July 23, 2012 at 8:16 am
    Hey Iran McGuffin feels your pain why don`t you show her where to put the medicine you don`t have because you spent money on something else....

    That way oh ok....

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