Skip to comments.Sanctions fail to change Iran's behavior, White House concedes (Should have bombed them)
Posted on 11/22/2011 4:05:57 PM PST by tobyhill
While international sanctions continue to mount against Iran and its nuclear program, the Obama administration acknowledged Tuesday that the steps have done little to change Iran's behavior.
National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon said at a conference at the Brookings Institution that Iran is paying a steep price for its intransigence. Growing international sanctions, diplomatic isolation and growing defense alliances in the region continue to ratchet up the pressure on Iran and have helped slow its nuclear efforts.
But Donilon also admitted that "the Iranian regime has not fundamentally altered its behavior."
This month, the International Atomic Energy Agency questioned whether Iran's nuclear program is for peaceful energy purposes, as Iran maintains. In the most detailed report to date, the IAEA found "credible" information that Tehran has carried out work toward nuclear weapons, including tests of possible bomb components.
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Wow .. I’m surprised that the sanctions had little effect. They worked so well in the past with other contries.
As far as I know, the photo is not altered. But, photographers, usually, are meant to take shots of the upper bodies only..
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