Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Narges Bajoghli”

Bolstering the Regime Through Sanctions

It is one of the many absurdities of Trump’s Iran policy that an economic war that is supposed to undermine the regime has actually bolstered it.

Posted July 11th, 2019

Sanctions Destroy Hope and Strengthen Repression

“Maximum pressure” strengthens repression and destroys ordinary Iranians’ hopes.

Posted June 30th, 2019

Trump Gives Hard-liners Whatever They Want

Designating the IRGC has been on their wish list for years because they want to ratchet up tensions with Iran and make diplomatic engagement impossible.

Posted April 8th, 2019

Trump’s Collective Punishment of the Iranian People

One moment, administration officials will feign friendship and goodwill for the people, and the next they will threaten them with starvation and deprivation while blaming it on the targeted government.

Posted November 10th, 2018