Iran UN Sanctions
Iran’s region-wide geopolitical project is now imperiled on multiple fronts, including at home.
New nationwide protests are heaping pressure on the Rouhani regime; but all routes to a political solution remain blocked off.
Maximum pressure is working – just not in the way that US officials had hoped it would.
Is Europe is warming to ‘maximum pressure’?
Risks are mounting on both the supply and demand side of global oil markets.
Zac and Nick discuss some of the military dimensions of a potential US-Iran conflict, and how Tehran might seek to maximize the costs of a US campaign.
If history is any indication, don’t expect Russia to jump to Iran’s assistance in the event of a US military strike.
While it’s true that Iran presides over well-documented human rights abuses, these abuses are often exaggerated to the point of creating a tyrannical mythos that’s completely detached from reality.
Ebola spreading in DRC, Bank of Japan mulling an end to Abenomics, and Iran finds itself under US sanctions once again.
Iran sanctions are disruptive for both energy markets and US strategy toward the Middle East.